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

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
03/08/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
03/08/2019528TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/07/2019228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
26/07/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
23/07/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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