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Toadflax Pug
Eupithecia linariata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
Photo © Chris Knott,  Great Ellingham; 14th Aug 2011

Similar Norfolk Species
Foxglove Pug
Eupithecia pulchellata
Forewing: 9-11mm.
Season: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Toadflax.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Open grassy areas.
Smaller and usually brighter-coloured than similar Foxglove Pug.

Recorded in 50 (72%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/05/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
15/09/2018128TM09 - Attleborough
09/09/2018+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
09/09/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
03/09/2018127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
Further info: Eupithecia linariata
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