Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Toadflax Pug
Eupithecia linariata
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Foxglove Pug
Eupithecia pulchellata

Stephens, 1831 1817 / 70.151

Norfolk status
Common and widespread in many habitats where Foxglove is found.

Larger but usually not as brightly-coloured as the similar Toadflax Pug, with the outer edge of the median band indented close to the costal edge. Flight period is also earlier in the year.

Recorded in 63 (85%) 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
10/06/2024127TG11Costessey
09/06/2024127TG04Kelling
06/06/2024127TG11Taverham
03/06/2024127TG20Norwich (Earlham)
03/06/2024127TG20Stoke Holy Cross
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Foxglove
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

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