Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Golden-rod Pug
Eupithecia virgaureata

Doubleday, 1861 1851 / 70.161

Norfolk status
Local, uncommon.
Hard to tell apart from Grey Pug. Melanic or poorly-marked males are best confirmed by the shape of the abdominal plate.

Open woodland, waste ground and verges.

Recorded in 15 (20%) 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
12/04/2024128TF51Walpole Highway
11/08/2023128TL99Thompson Water
09/08/2023127TG31Bure Marshes NNR
28/07/2023127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
13/07/2023128TF51Walpole Highway
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Forewing: 10-11mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Ragworts and Goldenrod
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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