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

Similar Norfolk Species
Foxglove Pug
Eupithecia pulchellata
Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: 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 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/05/2020127TG20 - Norwich
26/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
18/05/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
04/09/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
27/08/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
Further info: Eupithecia linariata
 
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