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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
11/08/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
09/08/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
22/07/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
17/07/2020227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
06/07/2020127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
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