Blotched Emerald

Comibaena bajularia A beautifully green coloured moth with a wingspan of 23-27mm. It is mainly found in southern England and Wales in deciduous woodland where the larvae feed on the leaves of oaks. It can be seen June to July. A resident species which is local in well established woodland.

Attracted to light, rear garden, June 2019. Nikon D7200 © Peter Hillman.

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