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70.302 ~ 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

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Most habitats but wherever the foodplant is found.


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.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDB, 10th Aug 2012, Llanymynech

Photo by DB, 18th July 2014, Middletown