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Lime-speck Pug
Eupithecia centaureata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1825 / 70.173
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  16/07/2018 - Pedders Way

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Marbled Pug
Eupithecia irriguata
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 (89%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
22/09/2021227TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
17/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
17/09/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
16/09/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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