|70.305 ~ 1669 ~ Common Emerald ~ Hemithea aestivaria|
Resident. Common S,C.
Found throughout the county, can be fairly common.
Wingspan : M & F, 29-34mm.
Woodland, hedgerows, scrub on heathland and downland, gardens and parks.
Broadleaved trees and woody plants.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva July-early June. Pupates in the leaves of the foodplant.
Photo by MDH, 4th July 2011, Llanfyllin
Photo by MR, 27th June 2022, Llanidloes
Unusual blue form