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White-spotted Pug
Eupithecia tripunctaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1852
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1835 / 70.160
Photo © Dave Appleton,  17/05/2014 - Bawdeswell

Similar Norfolk Species
Currant Pug
Eupithecia assimilata
Common Pug
Eupithecia vulgata
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Elder and Wild Angelica.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Damp areas and woodland.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/08/2020+27TG13 - Baconsthorpe
09/08/2020227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
08/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
Further info: Eupithecia tripunctaria
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