|1756 ~ Northern Spinach ~ Eulithis populata|
Resident. Common SW,W,C.N.
A common species especially in the western half of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 33-40mm.
Chevron, Spinach and Dark Spinach.
Rough open places and gardens.
Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva April-June. Pupates in a frail cocoon on the foodplant or in the plant debris on the ground.
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Photo by PRW, 26th July 2008, Commins Coch
Photo by PB, 14th July 2012, Hafren Forest