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Lime-speck Pug
Eupithecia centaureata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1825 / 70.173
Photo © Damian Money,  Marske Beach VC62 1st August 2020

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Yorkshire Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Sparsely recorded from all five vice-counties. Most frequent in the south, although not seen near Selby (VC61/64) for many years (SMJ pers. comm.).

2012 (CHF): Doing well in the county particularly in lowland areas. Two overlapping broods, the second being larger.

Recorded in 128 (64%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 10 - 12mm
Flight: Two overlapping generations April - October
Foodplant:   Many plants
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/09/2022161TA31 - Skeffling / Easington
22/09/2022161TA05 - Driffield
21/09/2022163SE40 - Goldthorpe
19/09/2022165SE37 - Ripon
19/09/2022163SK69 - New Rossington / Austerfield
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