Geometridae : Larentiinae

Photo © Dave Appleton,  19/07/2012 - Bawdeswell

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Maple Pug
Eupithecia inturbata
Slender Pug
Eupithecia tenuiata

(Hübner, 1813) 70.147/1811
Norfolk status
One of the smaller 'Pugs'.
Woodland edges, meadows and marshes.

Like all moths that overwinter as an egg, has one brood per year. Adults typically fly in late June, July and August, there just isn't time for overwintering eggs to produce moths in May and early June!

Recorded in 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/08/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
06/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
06/08/2015227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
03/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
02/08/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Forewing: 8-10mm
Season: One Generation, late June - August
Foodplant:   Goat Willow, Grey Willow, Eared Willow
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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