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Mottled Pug
Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, 1809-13)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
70.184/1819
Photo © Dave Jones,  09/06/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Brindled Pug
Eupithecia abbreviata
Forewing: 11-12mm.
Season: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Dogwood.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widely distributed.
Woodland, hedgerows, heath, fens and gardens.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
12/06/2019327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
11/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
09/06/2019227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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