Geometridae : Larentiinae
ABH BF

Photo © Kevin Leighton,  24/05/2012 - Stow Bardolph

Similar Norfolk Species
Brindled Pug
Eupithecia abbreviata
Juniper Pug
Eupithecia pusillata
 
Oak-tree Pug
1853 Eupithecia dodoneata
Guenée, 1857 70.157
Norfolk status
Locally distributed.
Deciduous woodland and hedgerows.

Easily confused with Brindled pug, relatively small.

Recorded in 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
Oak-tree Pug -East Walton 22-04-11 - gen.det. J Wheeler
Oak-tree Pug (m) - Boughton Fen 7-5-11 J Wheeler s1115
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Forewing: 8-11mm.
Season: One generation April-June.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Oak
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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