Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Spinach
Eulithis mellinata

(Fabricius, 1787) 1757 / 70.092

Bedfordshire status
Very rare resident

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 14 (64%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1904.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/06/2019130TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
16/06/2017230TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
07/07/2013130TL24 - Biggleswade (East), Potton
05/07/2013130TL24 - Biggleswade (East), Potton
17/06/2010130TL02 - Luton, Sundon, Toddington
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Forewing: 16-18mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Black Currant, Red Current
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
BAP Status: Declining (Research only)
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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