Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Common Pug
Eupithecia vulgata

(Haworth, 1809) 1834 / 70.183
Photo © Terry Box, 19 May 2020,  SE4571Brafferton, VC62

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Yorkshire Status: Very common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: One of the few pugs which is commonly recorded throughout all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): Still common and widespread across the whole of the county.

Recorded in 159 (80%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: May - June and August
Foodplant:   Herbaceous and woody plants
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/11/2022164SE33 - Leeds
12/09/2022161TA16 - Bridlington
26/08/2022164SE14 - Ilkley / Menston / B in W
26/08/2022164SD67 - Ingleton
24/08/2022161SE84 - Pocklington (E)
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