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Marbled Pug
Eupithecia irriguata (Hübner, 1813)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1818 / 70.170
Photo © Steve Hatch

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Eupithecia centaureata
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Eupithecia succenturiata
Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Extremely rare.
Mature oak woodland species.

Two modern day record from Hockwold, May 1995 (Fenn) and East Tuddenham, May 1999 (Bull)

Verification Grade Comment: Extremely rare

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1870.
Last Recorded in 1999.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/05/1999127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
May 1995128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
1899+27TM28 - Harleston
1884+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
1873 to 1913+28TF64 - Hunstanton
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