Geometridae » Geometrinae
70.302 BF1673 Small Emerald Hemistola chrysoprasaria (Esper, 1795)
Wingspan 28-32mm. Forewing length 17-20mm. A beautiful green moth with distinctive pale crosslines.
The adult flies July and August, and can be seen on woodland margins, in hedgerows and gardens. Mainly occurring in southern Britain, and local. The larva feeds on Clematis.
© Pete Hillman July 2017.