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Lime-speck Pug
Eupithecia centaureata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1825 / 70.173
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  Blakeney Point, 3rd Sept 2011

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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: Two generations April-Oct.
Foodplant:   Many plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Common and widespread.

Two broods, flying from April to July and in August to October.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/05/2020128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
26/05/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
26/05/2020528TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/05/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
25/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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