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Grey Pug
Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1837 / 70.190
Photo © Peter Tilley

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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
The typical form is brownish, but the dark grey ab. obscurissima is also quite common, especially in urban areas.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/06/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
16/06/2021127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
16/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
16/06/2021+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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