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Common Pug
Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1834 / 70.183
Photo © Peter Tilley

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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/06/2020127TG20 - Norwich
31/05/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
31/05/2020228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/05/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
31/05/2020327TG13 - Baconsthorpe
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