Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Valerian Pug
Eupithecia valerianata

(Hübner, 1813) 1821 / 70.181

Norfolk status
Local and uncommon in Norfolk.
Found in damp locations including Fenland and Broads.

A weakly-marked species that is hard to identify.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 31 (42%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
Valerian Pug - K. Durrant - S. Lopham 1949 - gen. det. J Wheeler
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
10/07/2023128TF92North Elmham
27/06/2023128TF92North Elmham
22/06/2023128TF63Heacham
20/06/2023127TG31Bure Marshes NNR
19/06/2023128TF63Snettisham
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Forewing: 8-10mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Common Valerian
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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