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White-spotted Pug
Eupithecia tripunctaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1852
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1835 / 70.160
Photo © Dave Appleton,  14/08/2013 - 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 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
23/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/08/2019127TM18 - Diss
03/08/2019227TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
23/07/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
Further info: Eupithecia tripunctaria
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