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Double-striped Pug
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1862 / 70.141
Photo © Dave Jones,  06/07/2015 - Stoke Holy Cross

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 8-10mm.
Flight: Two generations March-May. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   many plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Very common in many habitats.

Easily disturbed by day, and flies in hot sunshine. Main flight period just before dusk and later comes to light.

Recorded in 64 (93%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2020128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
13/08/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/08/2020228TF64 - Hunstanton
12/08/2020128TF82 - Sculthorpe/Raynham
12/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
Further info: Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
 
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