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Common Pug
Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1834 / 70.183
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  03/06/2020 - South Croft, Hethersett.

Similar Norfolk Species
Valerian Pug
Eupithecia valerianata
Freyer's Pug
Eupithecia intricata arceuthata
Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Trees including Hawthorn and sallows.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Many habitats.
Similar to several other Eupithecia species.

Recorded in 66 (96%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
06/02/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
31/08/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
23/08/2020227TG51 - Winterton/Caister
13/08/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
11/08/2020127TG12 - Aylsham
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