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Ochreous Pug
Eupithecia indigata

(Hübner, 1813) 1844 / 70.171
Norfolk status
Localised.

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 38 (55%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
09/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
31/05/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/05/2019127TG20 - Norwich
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Forewing: 8-10mm
Season: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Larch
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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