Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Narrow-winged Pug
Eupithecia nanata

Prout, 1938 1846 / 70.168

A common resident.

A species of heathland and moorland but occasionally wanders in to gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa while adults fly from dusk and come readily to light.

Recorded in 76 (54%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-12mm
Flight: April - June, (Aug)
Foodplant:   Heather
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO98
13/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO39
13/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO39
13/08/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ92
12/08/20221VC40 - ShropshireSO28

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