Geometridae Geometrinae Comibaenini Comibaena bajularia Thetidia (Thetidia) plusiaria
Thetidia (Antonechloris) smaragdaria (Fabricius, 1787)
Essex Emerald
Emeraude

Genus: Thetidia Boisduval, 1840   Subgenus: Antonechloris Raineri, 1994   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (species):
   castiliaria Staudinger, 1892
   maritima Prout, 1935
   prasinaria Eversmann, 1837

Adult:
T. (Antonechloris) smaragdaria (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Acuto (Frosinone), Italy, June 14, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
T. (Antonechloris) smaragdaria (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Saint-Crépin (05), France, June 19, 2005
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
T. (Antonechloris) smaragdaria (© Michal Grabowski)
Adult, Entrance of Magura Cave, Rabisha, Bulgaria, July 22, 2003
(Photo by Michal Grabowski)

Foodplants:
Mainly onAchillea millefolium, but also on Artemisia, Senecio, Tanacetum

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