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Common Emerald
Hemithea aestivaria (Hübner, 1799)
Geometridae: Geometrinae
1669 / 70.305
Photo © Sonia Reveley,  25/06/2016 - Dersingham

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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 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
25/07/2020128TF91 - Dereham
24/07/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
23/07/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
23/07/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
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