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Yarrow Pug
Eupithecia millefoliata Rossler, 1866
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1841 / 70.186
Photo © Matthew Wilkinson,  Lingwood 13/08/2016 (Gen. Det.)

Similar Norfolk Species
Pauper Pug / Fletcher's Pug
Eupithecia egenaria
Grey Pug
Eupithecia subfuscata
Forewing: 12-13mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Yarrow.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Discovered in Kent in the 1930s.

First Norfolk record of larvae found in the Brecks in 1989 (G. Haggett).

Recorded in 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1989.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/07/2019228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
25/07/2019228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
23/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
21/07/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
21/07/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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