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Common Pug
Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1834 / 70.183
Photo © Graham Moates ,  Wymondham 28/05/2018

Similar Norfolk Species
Valerian Pug
Eupithecia valerianata
Freyer's Pug
Eupithecia intricata arceuthata
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Trees including Hawthorn and sallows.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Many habitats.
Similar to several other Eupithecia species.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/05/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
09/05/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
08/05/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
07/05/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
07/05/2021127TG20 - Norwich
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