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Eulithis mellinata (Fabricius, 1787)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1757 / 70.092
Photo © Linda S,  West Walton 26 June 09

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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 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/07/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
24/07/2019228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
24/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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