Geometridae : Larentiinae

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Eulithis testata
Barred Straw
Gandaritis pyraliata
Eulithis mellinata

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

Recorded in 60 (87%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/08/2015128TF80 - Swaffham
20/07/2015127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
14/07/2015128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
14/07/2015827TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
11/07/2015+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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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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