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Toadflax Pug
Eupithecia linariata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1816 / 70.150
Photo © Teresa Frost,  22/08/2017 - East Harling

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Similar Norfolk Species
Foxglove Pug
Eupithecia pulchellata
Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Toadflax.
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Open grassy areas.
Smaller and usually brighter-coloured than similar Foxglove Pug.

Recorded in 53 (72%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/05/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
14/05/2022127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/09/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
07/09/2021128TF90 - Watton/Shipdham
06/09/2021+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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