Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Tawny Speckled Pug
Eupithecia icterata

(Villers, 1789) 1838 / 70.187

Norfolk status
Common.
Distinctive, large member of the Eupithecia genus with distinctive two-tone reddish and brown appearance.
Many habitats.

Flying mainly in July - August, the moth is on the wing as early as the end of May in the southern part of its European range. Some early Norfolk records in recent years.

Recorded in 64 (86%) 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
21/06/2024127TG11Costessey
17/09/2023128TF70Beachamwell
15/09/2023128TF63Snettisham
14/09/2023128TF63Heacham
14/09/2023128TF62King's Lynn
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 11-13mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Yarrow, Sneezewort
Red List: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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