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) 1961 / 70.283
=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 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
2019227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
06/10/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
05/10/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
05/10/2019228TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
04/10/2019127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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Forewing: 18-26mm.
Flight: Two generations May-Aug. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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