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Common Emerald
Hemithea aestivaria (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Geometrinae
Photo © Peter Kitchener

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-17mm.
Season: 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 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/05/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/08/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
03/08/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/07/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/07/2018127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
Further info: Hemithea aestivaria
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