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Pinion-spotted Pug
Eupithecia insigniata (Hübner, 1790)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1820 / 70.174
Photo © Tony Bellars,  Brancaster 31/05/13

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Netted Pug
Eupithecia venosata
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare distinctively marked 'Pug'.
Hedgerows and edges of woods.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 18 (24%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/06/2021127TG20 - Norwich
29/05/2021128TF73 - Docking/Bircham
28/05/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
19/05/2021+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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