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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.
Flight: 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 55 (80%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/06/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
25/06/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
23/06/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
17/06/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
16/06/2020127TG01 - Lyng/N.Tuddenham
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