Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Jim Wheeler,  Lynford Arboretum 19/07/13 - Gen. Det. (female) J. Wheeler

Immature stages

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Satyr Pug
Eupithecia satyrata

(Hübner, 1813) 1828 / 70.177
Norfolk status

This moth is represented by three subspecies or forms in the British Isles. The nominate form satyrata, a relatively plain in appearance, non-descript weakly marked pug, occurs in Norfolk and generally in the southern half of England.

Heathland and chalk grassland, fens, flowery open woodland and rough ground.

Shows chequered black and white veins in fresh specimens, may not be clear in worn examples.

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Recorded in 32 (43%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1971.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Satyr Pug (f) - Lynford Arboretum - 19.vii.2013 - J. Wheeler
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/07/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
26/06/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
10/06/2021127TG24 - Cromer
04/07/2020127TG20 - Norwich
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Forewing: 9-13mm
Flight: One generation May - June
Foodplant:   Various plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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