Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

Photo © Angela Arkell,  17/05/2013 - mousehold

Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Ochreous Pug
1844 Eupithecia indigata
(Hübner, 1813) 70.171
Norfolk status
Localised.

Often, but not always, adopts an unusual resting position amongst the pugs, with forewings drooped below the horizontal (see photos).
Locally widespread in coniferous woodland, plantations and gardens throughout much of the British Isles.

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
30/05/2014128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
21/05/2014227TG12 - Aylsham
20/05/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
19/05/2014127TG14 - Sheringham
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Forewing: 8-10mm
Season: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Larch
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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