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Grey Pug
Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1837 / 70.190
Photo © Jim Swalwell,  15/06/2019 - Cranwich Camp Track

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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
15/09/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
10/08/2020227TG51 - Winterton/Caister
05/08/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
01/08/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
01/08/2020327TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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