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Oak-tree Pug
Eupithecia dodoneata Guenée, 1857
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1853 / 70.157
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  12/05/2016 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

Similar Norfolk Species
Brindled Pug
Eupithecia abbreviata
Juniper Pug
Eupithecia pusillata
Forewing: 8-11mm.
Season: One generation April-June.
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Oak
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Locally distributed.
Deciduous woodland and hedgerows.

Easily confused with Brindled pug, relatively small.

Verification Grade Comment: Easily confused with Brindled pug

Recorded in 52 (75%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/06/2019128TF91 - Dereham
03/06/2019127TG24 - Cromer
01/06/2019127TG24 - Cromer
25/05/2019228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/05/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
Further info: Eupithecia dodoneata
 
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