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Mottled Pug
Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, 1809-13)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1819 / 70.184
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  01/06/2019 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

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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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/08/2019128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
01/08/2019128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
10/07/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
05/07/2019128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
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