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Brindled Pug
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1852 / 70.156
Photo © Mike Gasson,  25/03/2016 - Foxley Wood Compartment 19

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Mottled Pug
Eupithecia exiguata
Oak-tree Pug
Eupithecia dodoneata
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
17/08/2019128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
09/06/2019228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
03/06/2019128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
01/06/2019228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
30/05/2019427TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
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