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Tawny Speckled Pug
Eupithecia icterata (Villers, 1789)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1838 / 70.187
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  14/08/2020 - Peddars Way/Forestry Ride

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Grey Pug
Eupithecia subfuscata
Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Yarrow, Sneezewort.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Large member of the Eupithecia species.
Many habitats.

Recorded in 62 (90%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/09/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/09/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/09/2020127TG51 - Winterton/Caister
08/09/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
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