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Triple-spotted Pug
Eupithecia trisignaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1826 / 70.175
Photo © Brian Jones,  05/08/2012 - Alder Carr, Aldeby

Similar Norfolk Species
Currant Pug
Eupithecia assimilata
Common Pug
Eupithecia vulgata
Forewing: 10-11mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Wild Angelica and Hogweed.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Broads, fens, wet meadows, damp woods.

Recorded in 37 (50%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1978.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
02/08/2021128TF91 - Dereham
26/06/2021128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
24/07/2020127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
21/07/2020127TG22 - Buxton
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