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Valerian Pug
Eupithecia valerianata (Hübner, 1813)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1821 / 70.181
Photo © Greg Bond,  In our MV trap in Overstrand 13/14th July 2012. Confirmed by Jon Clifton

Similar Norfolk Species
Lead-coloured Pug
Eupithecia plumbeolata
Common Pug
Eupithecia vulgata
Forewing: 8-10mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Common Valerian.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Fenland and broads.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 28 (41%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
19/06/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
01/06/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
28/06/2018127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
18/06/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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