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Currant Pug
Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1832 / 70.182
Photo © Steve Wakeham,  26/08/2016 - Shimpling

Similar Norfolk Species
Triple-spotted Pug
Eupithecia trisignaria
Wormwood Pug
Eupithecia absinthiata
Forewing: 9-12mm.
Season: Two generations May-July. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Wild Hop, Black Currant, Red Currant.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Many habitats, woodland edges, gardens, fens etc.
Similar to several other Eupithecia species.

Recorded in 61 (88%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
27/08/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/08/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
24/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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