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Haworth's Pug
Eupithecia haworthiata Doubleday, 1856
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1813 / 70.146
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

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Forewing: 8-9mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Orange or yellowish abdomen diagnostic.
Open woodland and hedgerows, chalky or limestone downs.

Verification Grade Comment: Orange/yellow abdomen diagnostic

Recorded in 35 (47%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
04/09/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
28/08/2021127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
14/08/2021228TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
14/08/2021627TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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