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Green Pug
Pasiphila rectangulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1860 / 70.144
Photo © Dave Jones,  06/07/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

Similar Norfolk Species
V-Pug
Chloroclystis v-ata
Sloe Pug
Pasiphila chloerata
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
Widespread.
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 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/08/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
05/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
05/08/2019427TM18 - Diss
04/08/2019127TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
30/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
Further info: Pasiphila rectangulata
 
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