|1673 ~ Small Emerald ~ Hemistola chrysoprasaria|
Resident. Local S(C)
A fairly local and uncommon species.
Wingspan : M & F, 33-40mm.
Most habitats but wherever the foodplant is found.
Traveller's joy and other clematis.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva July or August-June. Pupates in the leaves of the foodplant.
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Photo by MDB, 10th Aug 2012, Llanymynech
Photo by DB, 18th July 2014, Middletown