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Triple-spotted Pug
Eupithecia trisignaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1826 / 70.175
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

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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 38 (51%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1978.
Last Recorded in 2022.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2022+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
13/07/2022128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
11/07/2022128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/07/2022128TF91 - Dereham
10/06/2022128TF71 - Gayton/Narborough
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