Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Foxglove Pug
Eupithecia pulchellata
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Toadflax Pug
Eupithecia linariata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1816 / 70.150

Norfolk status
Local. Not as common as Foxglove Pug.

Found in Open grassy areas where Common Toadflax occurs.

Smaller and usually brighter-coloured than the similar Foxglove Pug, with the outer edge of the median band less indented close to the costal edge. Flight period is also later in the year.

Recorded in 55 (74%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
03/06/2024128TL79Mundford
08/09/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
01/09/2023128TF91Gressenhall
24/08/2023128TF92North Elmham
23/08/2023128TF70Beachamwell
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Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Toadflax
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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