Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Slender Pug
Eupithecia tenuiata

(Hübner, 1813) 1811 / 70.147

A fairly common resident across the region.

A species of damp woodland, willow carr, fens.

Overwinters as an egg while adults come to light.

Note A small pug with rather rounded wings, weak markings and dot-like discal spot.

Recorded in 70 (50%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1867.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 8-10mm
Flight: late June - August
Foodplant:   Willow catkins
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSO98
07/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
03/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
03/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ90
03/08/20194VC37 - WorcestershireSO85

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