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Mottled Pug
Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, 1809-13)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1819 / 70.184
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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Brindled Pug
Eupithecia abbreviata
Forewing: 11-12mm.
Flight: 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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
25/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
24/06/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/06/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/06/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
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