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Brindled Pug
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Geometridae: Larentiinae
70.156/1852
Photo © Matthew Casey,  29/03/2017 - costessey

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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Season: One generation Mar-May.
Foodplant:   Pedunculate Oak and Sessile Oak. Hawthorns.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
An early spring species.
Oak woodland, heathland with oak scrub.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/05/2019228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
20/05/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/05/2019128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
18/05/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
17/05/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
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