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Common Emerald
Hemithea aestivaria (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Geometrinae
1669 / 70.305
Photo © Dave Jones,  19/06/2018 - Stoke Holy Cross

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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 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2019127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
23/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
26/07/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
24/07/2019128TF41 - W.Walton/Walpole
24/07/2019327TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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