Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Grey Pug
Eupithecia subfuscata
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Eupithecia succenturiata
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Shaded Pug
Eupithecia subumbrata

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 1840 / 70.189

A rare and local species in Worcestershire.

A species of calcareous grassland.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults fly at dusk, sometimes coming to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2015.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/20151VC37 - WorcestershireSP04
24/05/20111VC37 - WorcestershireSP04
24/05/20111VC37 - WorcestershireSP04
30/06/20101VC37 - WorcestershireSP04
30/06/20101VC37 - WorcestershireSP04

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