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Sloe Pug
Pasiphila chloerata Mabille, 1870
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1859 / 70.143
Photo © Bill Urwin

Similar Norfolk Species
Green Pug
Pasiphila rectangulata
Forewing: 9-10mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Blackthorn.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Discovered in Britain in the early 1970's.

Similar to Green Pug P. rectangulata, but that species has postmedian line strongly toothed near costa, and Sloe Pug usually has salmon-pink (black in Green Pug) band at base of abdomen.

Verification Grade Comment: Similar to Green Pug

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1986.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
05/06/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
09/06/2018128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
18/06/2017127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
01/08/2016+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
Further info: Pasiphila chloerata
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