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Common Emerald
Hemithea aestivaria (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Geometrinae
1669 / 70.305
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  09/07/2020 - Norwich

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Flight: One generation. June-July.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Hazel, oaks, willows etc
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Distinctively shaped pointed forewing and chequered fringes.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
04/08/2021127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
31/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/07/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
29/07/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
Further info: Hemithea aestivaria
 
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