Geometridae : Ennominae
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Immature stages

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Small Emerald
Hemistola chrysoprasaria
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Light Emerald
Campaea margaritaria

(Linnaeus, 1767) 70.283/1961
=Campaea margaritata
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.

Green/white when fresh , fading to white a few days after emergence.

Second generation moths are smaller and darker.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/10/2018127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
16/10/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
14/10/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
13/10/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
12/10/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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Forewing: 18-26mm.
Season: Two generations May-Aug. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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