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Blotched Emerald
Comibaena bajularia

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1667 / 70.300

A fairly common resident in the south, less so in the north.

A species of established woodlands and hedgerows with large oaks in or near them.

Overwinters as a small larva, adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 65 (46%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-17mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Oaks
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSO88
27/06/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO63
26/06/20221VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
24/06/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO86
23/06/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06

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