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Foxglove Pug
Eupithecia pulchellata Stephens, 1831
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1817 / 70.151
Photo © Mike McCarthy,  17/05/2020 - Horsford

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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Foxglove.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Many habitats where its foodplant is found.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/2021127TG20 - Norwich
14/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/06/2021227TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
14/06/2021127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
13/06/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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