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Toadflax Pug
Eupithecia linariata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1816 / 70.150
Photo © Teresa Frost,  22/08/2017 - East Harling

Similar Norfolk Species
Foxglove Pug
Eupithecia pulchellata
Forewing: 9-11mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Toadflax.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Open grassy areas.
Smaller and usually brighter-coloured than similar Foxglove Pug.

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/08/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
20/08/2020+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
20/08/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/08/2020+28TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
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