|1757 ~ Spinach ~ Eulithis mellinata|
Resident. Common S,C (N)
A rare species that prefers lowland areas. Last recorded at Foel in 1991.
Wingspan : M & F, 33-38mm.
Barred Straw, Northern Spinach.
Found in various sites in lowland areas.
Blackcurrant and redcurrant.
Overwinters as an egg on the foodplant. Larva April-May. Pupates in spun leaves on the foodplant or in the plant debris on the ground.
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