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1961 ~ Light Emerald ~ Campaea margaritata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 42-54mm.

Confusion species

Small Emerald.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mostly broadleaf woodland, but also found in scrub, hedgerows, parks and gardens.

Foodplant

Many species of broadleaved trees and shrubs.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a small larva on the foodplant. Larva mid August-June.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PB, 25th July 2009, Cors Dyfi
 
Photo by DB, 9th June 2013, Middletown