Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Patrick Clement,  Ex larva Penny Hill Bank, Worcestershire.

Immature stages

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Satyr Pug
Eupithecia satyrata

(Hübner, 1813) 1828 / 70.177

An uncommon and local resident.

Found in upland habitats, including moorland. Scarce in lowland areas.

Overwinters as a pupa. Adults can fly commonly on warm afternoons and later come to light.

Note Satyr has chequered veins but so too does Freyer's but that has a dark band at base of abdomen, so too does Golden-rod but that has a larger discal spot.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 30 (21%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1864.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-13mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Various plants
Red List: Vulnerable (VU)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
17/06/2022+VC37 - WorcestershireSO87
09/06/20211VC37 - WorcestershireSO76
13/06/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ63
13/06/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ63
18/05/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO76

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