70.069 .... B&F 1749
Dark Spinach Pelurga comitata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Status .....Recorded at Eakring in 2004 and relatively few records from across Nottinghamshire. The moth in the top two photographs, was trapped by members of the Lound Moth Group.
Photographed at the Idle Valley NR July 2014
Photographed at Red Hill August 2004
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dark Spinach
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Andy Adcock.

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Updated August 2021

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