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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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Spinach
Eulithis mellinata
Forewing: 16-18mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Goose-foots, Orachs.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Suburban habitats, waste ground and similar weedy locations.

Recorded in 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
10/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/08/2019127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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