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Yarrow Pug
Eupithecia millefoliata

Rossler, 1866 1841 / 70.186

A rare resident that has recently been recorded in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

A species of uncut road verges and scrubby grassland.

Overwinters as a pupa, adults come to light.

Verification Grade Comment: Dissection recommended for worn specimens.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2017.
Last Recorded in 2018.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 12-13mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Yarrow
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
08/07/20181VC37 - WorcestershireSO77
15/07/20171VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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