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Pinion-spotted Pug
Eupithecia insigniata (Hübner, 1790)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1820 / 70.174
Photo © Martin Rejzek,  08/05/2021 - Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich

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Netted Pug
Eupithecia venosata
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce, distinctively marked 'Pug'.
Hedgerows and edges of woods.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 19 (26%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/05/2022128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
23/05/2022128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
21/05/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/05/2022128TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
16/05/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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