Geometridae : Larentiinae

Photo © Dave Appleton,  10/06/2012 - Woodcock Corner, Selbrigg

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Ochreous Pug
Eupithecia indigata

(Hübner, 1813) 70.171/1844
Norfolk status

Often, but not always, adopts an unusual resting position amongst the pugs, with forewings drooped below the horizontal (see photos).
Locally widespread in coniferous woodland, plantations and gardens throughout much of the British Isles.

Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/07/2015127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
20/06/2015128TF91 - Dereham
09/06/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/05/2015127TG14 - Sheringham
22/05/2015128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
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Forewing: 8-10mm
Season: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Larch
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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