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  Large Emerald Geometra papilionaria  

B&F: 1666

ABH: 70.299

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Fairly common.

Primary Habitat: Woodland.

Flight Period: Single brooded in July.

Observations: Although the species is well distributed across the county’s woodlands, in my experience it is only attracted to light in small numbers.

L.O.N.: 1907. Uncommon. Kettering, Brigstock, Sywell.

First Record: 1882, Hull & Tomalin.