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Hampshire and
Isle of Wight Branch

Large Emerald - Geometra papilionaria

Bradley & Fletcher No.: 1666

The Large Emerald is a striking moth with a butterfly like resting posture. It inhabits woodland, scrubby heathland, large hedgerows and well established gardens and parks. The larvae feed on birch, hazel and alder.

Post-2000 records
Pre-2000 records

Flight Times


More detailed information on this species can be found on the Hantsmoths website.

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