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

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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
26/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/05/2020827TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
26/05/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
26/05/2020227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/05/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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