Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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Wormwood Pug
Eupithecia absinthiata

(Clerck, 1759) 70.179/1830
Norfolk status
Many habitats.
The Ling Pug (f. goossensiata) was originally thought to be a separate species, but is now considered a heathland race of absinthiata.

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/08/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/08/2015227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
20/08/2015127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
19/08/2015127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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Forewing: 11-13mm.
Season: May - Sept.
Foodplant:   Mugwort, Yarrow, Wormwood, Golden-rod and others
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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