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Large Emerald
Geometra papilionaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Geometrinae
1666 / 70.299
Photo © Susie Turner,  Cringleford 07/08/2013

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 24-29mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch, Hazel, Alder, (Beech)
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
largest of the 'emeralds', common throughout Norfolk.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/09/2020228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
12/08/2020128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
11/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
11/08/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
11/08/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
Further info: Geometra papilionaria
 
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