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Blotched Emerald
Comibaena bajularia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Geometrinae
1667 / 70.300
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Sandringham 10 June

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: One generation. June-July.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak. Sessile Oak.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Increasingly rare.
Established woodland with mature oaks.
Diagnostic blotch in the corner of forewing.
Ground colour often fades to a pinkish white.

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/10/20191028TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
29/06/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
25/06/2019127TM28 - Harleston
20/06/2019227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
19/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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