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Haworth's Pug
Eupithecia haworthiata Doubleday, 1856
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1813 / 70.146
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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Forewing: 8-9mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Orange or yellowish abdomen diagnostic.
Open woodland and hedgerows, chalky or limestone downs.

Verification Grade Comment: Orange/yellow abdomen diagnostic

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/09/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
07/08/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
01/08/20201227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
01/08/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
31/07/2020228TF91 - Dereham
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