At present the Sussex Emerald is known from just one site, Dungeness; the largest stretch of shingle in Europe. It is now extinct as a resident breeding species at the Crumbles near Eastborne in Sussex. There are single records of strays or migrants from Dorset, Swanage, Bournemouth, Hampshire, Essex, Beachy Head, and Northiam in Sussex. This species is known throughout central Europe, and the range extends east to central Asia (1).
Species with a similar range