Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Pauper Pug / Fletcher's Pug
Eupithecia egenaria

Herrich-Schäffer, 1848 1824 / 70.164

An uncommon but increasing resident in the south.

A species of ancient woodland, parkland.

Overwinters as a pupa. Adults live in the canopy mainly but are attracted to light.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 14 (10%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2000.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 11-13mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Lime flowers
Nat Status: Red Data Book
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
01/06/20193VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
25/05/20192VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
24/05/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO65
02/06/20181VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
31/05/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO66

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