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1673 ~ Small Emerald ~ Hemistola chrysoprasaria
UK Status

Resident. Local S(C)

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly local and uncommon species.

Wingspan :  M & F, 33-40mm.

Confusion species

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Most habitats but wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Traveller's joy and other clematis.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva. Larva July or August-June. Pupates in the leaves of the foodplant.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDB, 10th Aug 2012, Llanymynech

Photo by DB, 18th July 2014, Middletown