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White-spotted Pug
Eupithecia tripunctaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1852
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1835 / 70.160
Photo © Steve Mills

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
26/05/2020128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
25/05/2020228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
25/05/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
24/05/2020128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
24/05/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
Further info: Eupithecia tripunctaria
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