Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

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Eulithis testata
Barred Straw
Gandaritis pyraliata
 
Spinach
1757 Eulithis mellinata
(Fabricius, 1787) 70.092
Norfolk status
Suburban areas, woodland and rough grassy areas.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Season: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Black Currant, Red Current
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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