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Campanula Pug
Eupithecia denotata Hübner, 1813
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1836 / 70.185
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species
Wormwood Pug
Eupithecia absinthiata
Golden-rod Pug
Eupithecia virgaureata
Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: One generation July.
Foodplant:   Nettle-leaved Bellflower (seeds), Campanula.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Plain moth, somewhat resembling a pale Wormwood Pug.
Open areas in woodland, hedgerows and scrubby grassland on calcareous soils.

Victorian record from Merton and confirmed record at Kimberley in 1987 (D. Hipperson, 20/07/1987 - Det. G. Haggett)
Two unconfirmed 1990s records.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1987.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/07/1987127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
1873 to 1913+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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