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Dentated Pug
Anticollix sparsata (Treitschke, 1828)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1863 / 70.129
Photo © Paul Millard,  West Norfolk 07/07/10

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Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Yellow Loosestrife.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Not a true Pug.
Records mostly from the Norfolk Broads with only one or two sightings most years.

Adult and Larvae recently recorded in West Norfolk (Wheeler, Millard, 2010) first VC28 record for 15 years.

Recorded in 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
28/08/2019127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
10/07/2019+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
09/07/2019327TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/07/2019127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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