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

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Pauper Pug / Fletcher's Pug
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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 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
01/08/2020327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
31/07/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
30/07/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
16/07/2020127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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