Small Grass Emerald

    Chlorissa viridata

    GeometridaeABH 70.306 B&F 1670

    Nationally scarce and declining, restricted mainly to heaths in Hampshire, Dorset and the south-west. In the county,  it has been recorded irregularly in small numbers, at scattered locations. The species needs to be distinguished with care from Little Emerald.

    Adult Verification Grade: 2