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White-spotted Pug
Eupithecia tripunctaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1852
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1835 / 70.160
Photo © Gary White,  10/08/2013 - North Walsham

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Eupithecia assimilata
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Eupithecia vulgata
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Elder and Wild Angelica.
Red List: NT (Near Threatened)
Ex Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Damp areas and woodland.

Recorded in 65 (88%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/09/2021128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
04/09/2021127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
20/08/2021128TF91 - Dereham
20/08/2021127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
17/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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