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A Selection of Geometridae Moths 70.299 - 70.305

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(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)  
Geometridae - Ennominae Geometridae - Ennominae Geometridae - Ennominae Geometridae - Ennominae  
Large Emerald Large Emerald Little Emerald Little Emerald  
Geometra papilionaria Geometra papilionaria Jodis lactearia Jodis lactearia  
70.299  BF 1666 70.299  BF 1666 70.303  BF 1674 70.  BF 1674  

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 50mm to 64mm.

Flight Period: June into August.

Habitat: Woods, and heaths, and places where the preferred tree's grow in reasonable numbers. can be found in suburban parks and gardens.

Comment: This moth is common and wide spread in the UK. The green colour of the wings fades to whitish over time.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 24mm to 26mm.

Flight Period: May and June.

Habitat: Its habitats are bushy places with tree's, and include wood land, heaths, parks and gardens.

Comment: This moth is a common, and wide spread resident in England, Wales and Ireland. In western Scotland, but scarce and more local. 

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(Hubner 1799) (Hubner 1799) (Hubner 1799)    
Geometridae - Ennominae Geometridae - Ennominae Geometridae - Ennominae    
Common Emerald Common Emerald Common Emerald    
Hemithea aestivaria Hemithea aestivaria Hemithea aestivaria    
70.305  BF 1669 70.305   BF 1669 70.305   BF 1669    

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 29mm to 34mm.

Flight Period: June and July.

Habitat: Gardens, parks, woods, heaths, hedgerows,  commons,  etc.

Comment:  This moth is fairly common, and wide spread in England, as far north as Yorkshire and Cumbria. They are also widely distributed in Wales and Ireland.

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Species 71.003 to 71.025

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