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Small Emerald
Hemistola chrysoprasaria (Esper, 1794)
Geometridae: Geometrinae
1673 / 70.302
Photo © Dave Jones,  02/07/2015 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Light Emerald
Campaea margaritaria
Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation. June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy, Clematis.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Rounded rich blue-green wings when fresh (fades to near white) and sweeping curve of the white crossline characteristic.

Recorded in 57 (77%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/10/2021127TG33 - Bacton
10/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
10/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
08/08/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
04/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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