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Dark Spinach
Pelurga comitata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1749 / 70.069
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Lynford Arboretum 27/7/12

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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Goose-foots, Orachs.
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Suburban habitats, waste ground and similar weedy locations.

Recorded in 58 (78%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 10 Records
24/08/2023428TL78Weeting Heath
23/08/2023128TF62King's Lynn
19/08/2023127TG30Rockland Broad / Wheatfen
18/08/2023128TF92North Elmham
17/08/2023128TF92North Elmham
16/08/2023128TF62King's Lynn
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