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Species Account for Pelurga comitata

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Pelurga comitata  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Dark Spinach
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

Dark Spinach Copyright: Stephen Rolls

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National status: Common
BAP status: UKBAP  

Additional Phenology Data


Pelurga comitata dark Spinach 1
Pelurga comitata dark Spinach 1
Dark Spinach
Dark Spinach

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Pelurga comitata on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 16 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 5 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Pelurga comitata

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Pelurga comitata

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