70.069 Pelurga comitata (Dark Spinach) 1749
fw: 16-18mm; Jul-Aug; goosefoots (Chenopodium spp), orache (Atriplex spp); common in SE England and East Anglia and the midlands, less common elsewhere.
ID: Eulithis populata (Northern Spinach) has two points on the projection of the distal margin of the central cross-band. E.mellinata (Spinach) is yellow and lacks the central forewing black spot.
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