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Pimpinel Pug
Eupithecia pimpinellata (Hübner, 1813)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1845 / 70.165
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

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Forewing: 11-12mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Burnet-saxifrage
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Dry, chalky habitats.

Records must be accompanied by a photo or specimen to confirm this species.

Verification Grade Comment: Rare in Norfolk

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 7 (10%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2003.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
August 2003+27TM17 - Scole
July 2003+27TM17 - Scole
June 1998127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
1996127TG00 - Runhall/Barnham Broom
31/07/1995+27TG20 - Norwich
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