Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Eulithis mellinata
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Dark Spinach
Pelurga comitata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 70.069

Quite widespread in the region in open habitats, but not numerous.

Recorded in 51 (65%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1907.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Goosefoots, Oraches
Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining Species (BAP R)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU56
29/07/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58
21/07/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSU69
19/07/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU76
01/09/20211VC22 - BerkshireSU56

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