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Lime-speck Pug
Eupithecia centaureata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1825 / 70.173

A common species across the region.

Found in a variety of habitats.

Overwinters as a pupa, adults attracted to light.

Recorded in 87 (62%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10 - 12mm
Flight: Two overlapping generations April - October
Foodplant:   Many plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/10/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP07 -
21/09/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
04/09/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74
31/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK11
31/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO74

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