Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

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Similar Norfolk Species
Slender Pug
Eupithecia tenuiata
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Eupithecia haworthiata
 
Lead-coloured Pug
1814 Eupithecia plumbeolata
(Haworth, 1809) 70.153
Norfolk status
Scarce, uncertain.

No confirmed post Victorian records. Modern records crucially all lack supporting evidence.

Please retain any specimens for determination.

Record by E.A. Atmore, 1899 at Lynn, noted as "A single specimen only".

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1899.

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Forewing: 9-10mm.
Season: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Common Cow-wheat
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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