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Foxglove Pug
Eupithecia pulchellata Stephens, 1831
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1817 / 70.151
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  01/06/2018 - Silfield Nature Reserve, Wymondham

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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Foxglove.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Many habitats where its foodplant is found.

Recorded in 63 (85%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/05/2022128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
13/05/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
13/05/2022128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
09/05/2022228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
06/05/2022127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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