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Light Emerald
Campaea margaritaria (Linnaeus, 1767)
Geometridae: Ennominae
1961 / 70.283
Photo © Kevin Leighton,  17/09/2012 - Stow Bardolph

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Small Emerald
Hemistola chrysoprasaria
Forewing: 18-26mm.
Season: Two generations May-Aug. Aug-Sept.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Widespread and common.

Green/white when fresh , fading to white a few days after emergence.

Second generation moths are smaller and darker.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
19/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
18/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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