Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Mark Marshall,  25th June, 2020 - female - gen det

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Haworth's Pug
Eupithecia haworthiata

Doubleday, 1856 1813 / 70.146

A common species in the south where its foodplant is commoner, absent from Staffordshire.

Found in most places where its foodplant grows.

Overwinters as a pupa. Adults readily disturbed from the foodplant during the day, comes readily to light.

Note Orange/yellow abdomen diagnostic

Verification Grade Comment: Ideally take a photo if away from regular sites.

Recorded in 38 (27%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 8-9mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
07/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
01/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
31/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55
30/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO72
30/07/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO55

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