Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Green Pug
Pasiphila rectangulata
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Sloe Pug
Pasiphila chloerata

Mabille, 1870 1859 / 70.143

Norfolk status
Widespread but uncommon.
Discovered in Britain in the early 1970s.

Similar to the brown form of Green Pug P. rectangulata, but that species has the the postmedian line strongly toothed near costa. Sloe Pug usually has a salmon-pink (black in Green Pug) band at base of abdomen.

Verification Grade Comment: Similar to Green Pug

Recorded in 35 (47%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Sloe Pug (f) - Boughton fen 14-6-11 J Wheeler s1117
Sloe Pug (m) - Foulden 23-06-10 J Wheeler
Sloe Pug (M) - Narborough 5-6-10 J Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
02/06/2024127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
28/06/2023127TG10Cringleford (UEA)
27/06/2023328TF71Marham Fen
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Forewing: 9-10mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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