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Eulithis mellinata (Fabricius, 1787)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1757 / 70.092
Photo © Brian Jones,  01/07/2013 - Alder Carr, Aldeby

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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Black Currant, Red Current
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Suburban areas, woodland and rough grassy areas.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
30/07/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
01/07/2020+27TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
26/06/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/06/2020228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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