Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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Wormwood Pug
1830 Eupithecia absinthiata
(Clerck, 1759) 70.179
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 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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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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