Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Eulithis testata
Barred Straw
Gandaritis pyraliata
 
Spinach
Eulithis mellinata

(Fabricius, 1787) 70.092/1757
Norfolk status
Suburban areas, woodland and rough grassy areas.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/06/2015128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
21/06/2015227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
01/08/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
30/07/2014127TM09 - Attleborough
19/07/2014228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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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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