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Green Pug
Pasiphila rectangulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1860 / 70.144
Photo © Dave Appleton,  12/06/2014 - Bawdeswell

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Forewing: 8-11mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Crab Apple, Apple, Pear, Hawthorn, Blackthorn and Cherry.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable species, a number of very dark forms, some of which do not show any obvious green colouration.
Many habitats including woodland, parks and gardens.

(=Chloroclystis rectangulata)

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
23/08/2020127TG24 - Cromer
18/08/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
16/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
14/08/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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