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Grey Pug
Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
70.190/1837
Photo © Dave Jones,  07/06/2013 - Stoke Holy Cross

Similar Norfolk Species
Pauper Pug / Fletcher's Pug
Eupithecia egenaria
Yarrow Pug
Eupithecia millefoliata
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Season: 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 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
13/06/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
09/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
07/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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