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Valerian Pug
Eupithecia valerianata (Hübner, 1813)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1821 / 70.181
Photo © Steve Joyner,  Sheringham 24/07/08

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Forewing: 8-10mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Common Valerian.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Fenland and broads.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/05/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
16/07/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
06/07/2019227TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
05/07/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
19/06/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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