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Photo © Peter Kitchener,  Little Melton 16/06/2011

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Little Emerald
Jodis lactearia

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1674 / 70.303

Norfolk status
Local and uncommon.
Delicate green-white when fresh fading to white.
Male has finely feathered antennae.
Open woodland, mature hedgerows and scrub.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 46 (62%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1871.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
15/06/2023128TF71West Bilney
13/06/2023227TG11Taverham
01/06/2023128TF71West Bilney
11/07/2022+28TM08Garboldisham
09/06/2022127TG30Blofield / Lingwood
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Forewing: 11-12mm.
Flight: One gen. May-June (July)
Foodplant:   Downy Birch, Silver Birch, Hazel, Hawthorn, Blackthorn
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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