Norfolk status Two distinct forms of this species, the typical has patches of metallic green scales giving it an attractive sheen in the correct light. A melanic form, (f. capucina) is found in suburban areas, and shows much less green. Broad-leaved woodland, scrub and gardens.
Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1840. Last Recorded in 2018.