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Double-striped Pug
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Haworth, 1809)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1862 / 70.141
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  17/03/2020 - Peddars Way

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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 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/11/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
08/10/2020+27TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/09/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
22/09/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
Further info: Gymnoscelis rufifasciata
 
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