Geometridae : Larentiinae

Photo © Dave Jones,  11/07/2013 - Stoke Holy Cross

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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 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/09/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
31/08/2016127TG14 - Sheringham
31/08/2016+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
31/08/2016+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
25/08/2016127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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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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