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Yarrow Pug
Eupithecia millefoliata Rossler, 1866
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1841 / 70.186
Photo © Brian Jones,  15/07/2013 - Fritton (with Keith Knights)

Similar Norfolk Species
Pauper Pug / Fletcher's Pug
Eupithecia egenaria
Grey Pug
Eupithecia subfuscata
Forewing: 12-13mm.
Flight: 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 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1989.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
20/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
09/08/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
30/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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