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Narrow-winged Pug
Eupithecia nanata Prout, 1938
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1846 / 70.168
Photo © Chris Knott,  To MV light; Great Ellingham; 22/08/2012

Similar Norfolk Species
Satyr Pug
Eupithecia satyrata
Scarce Pug
Eupithecia extensaria
Forewing: 9-12mm.
Season: One generation April-June. (Aug)
Foodplant:   Heather.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
One of the earlier Pugs to emerge in the spring.
Brecks, heathland and moorland.
Sometimes has a second generation in August.

Recorded in 48 (70%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1930.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
22/08/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
17/07/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
12/07/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
12/07/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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