Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Spinach
Eulithis mellinata
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Dark Spinach
Pelurga comitata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1749 / 70.069

Norfolk status
Suburban habitats, waste ground and similar weedy locations.

Recorded in 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
25/08/2023128TL79Mundford
24/08/2023428TL78Weeting Heath
23/08/2023128TF62King's Lynn
22/08/2023128TF63Heacham
20/08/2023128TF63Snettisham
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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Goose-foots, Orachs
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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