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Dwarf Pug
Eupithecia tantillaria (Boisduval, 1840)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1857 / 70.162
Photo © Jim Hodgkinson,  Dersingham Bog NNR 29/4/14

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Forewing: 9-11mm
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Norway Spruce, Sitka Spruce, Douglas Fir, Lawson's Cypress
Red List: LC (Least Concern)
Ex Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Locally distributed where Conifers found.
Despite its English name, not a small Pug!

Recorded in 34 (46%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/06/2021228TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
16/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
16/06/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
09/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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