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Eulithis mellinata (Fabricius, 1787)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
70.092/1757
Photo © Matthew Casey,  13/06/2018 - hethersett

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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Season: 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 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/05/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
21/07/2018128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
20/07/2018127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
10/07/2018327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
06/07/2018227TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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