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Light Emerald
Campaea margaritaria

(Linnaeus, 1767) 1961 / 70.283
=Campaea margaritata

A common species across the region.

Found in many different habitats but most abundant in broadleaved woodland.

Overwinters as a small larva. Adults come readily to light. The green colouring soon fades.

Recorded in 116 (83%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1869.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 18-26mm
Flight: May - August and August - September
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
12/10/20194VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
11/10/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO54
10/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
09/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
07/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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