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Currant Pug
Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1832 / 70.182
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  25/08/2019 - Pedders Way

Similar Norfolk Species
Triple-spotted Pug
Eupithecia trisignaria
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Forewing: 9-12mm.
Flight: 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 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
01/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
31/07/2020227TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
26/07/2020227TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
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