Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Bordered Pug
Eupithecia succenturiata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1839 / 70.188
Photo © Andy Nunn,  Cottingham VC 61

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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: There are recent records from all five vice-counties. The larvae should be searched for on mugwort and can also occur on yarrow (AMR pers. comm.) although this has not been recorded as a foodplant in Yorkshire.

2012 (CHF): Commonest in the south and east of the county. Numbers have declined a little in recent years.

Recorded in 92 (46%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 12-13mm
Flight: July - August
Foodplant:   Mugwort, Wormwood, Yarrow
Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/09/2022164SE33 - Leeds
29/08/2022163SE40 - Goldthorpe
27/08/2022164SE24 - Bramhope / Otley
26/08/2022163SK69 - New Rossington / Austerfield
23/08/2022164SE42 - Castleford / Pontefract
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