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Toadflax Pug
Eupithecia linariata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1816 / 70.150
Photo © Tristan Bantock

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 51 (74%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
25/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
24/08/2019127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
22/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
21/08/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
Further info: Eupithecia linariata
 
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