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Freyer's Pug
Eupithecia intricata arceuthata (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1827 / 70.176
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  22/06/2017 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 12mm
Season: May - June.
Foodplant:   Cypresses, Juniper
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Conifer plantations, parks and gardens.

Ssp. arceuthata (Freyer's Pug) is the only one found in Norfolk of the three British subspecies of Eupithecia intricata. Adults Fly from dusk onwards and come to light in May and June. The larvae of the common race, arceuthata (Freyer's Pug), feed on Common Juniper and various species of cypresses and false cypresses, exotic junipers and other conifers introduced to gardens and parks.

Recorded in 57 (83%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1982.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
14/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
06/07/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
04/07/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
02/07/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
02/07/2019128TF91 - Dereham
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