Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Immature stages

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Wormwood Pug
Eupithecia absinthiata

(Clerck, 1759) 1830 / 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 Wormwood Pug.

Recorded in 67 (91%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
08/07/2024128TF63Snettisham
05/07/2024128TF63Dersingham
30/06/2024127TG04Cley next the Sea
30/06/2024+27TG23Swafield
30/06/2024128TF63Snettisham
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Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: May - Sept.
Foodplant:   Mugwort, Yarrow, Wormwood, Golden-rod and others
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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