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 71 (51%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 9-12mm
Flight: April - June, (Aug)
Foodplant:   Heather
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
07/09/20191VC40 - ShropshireSJ60 -
23/08/20191VC36 - HerefordshireSO44
07/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSK01
03/08/20191VC39 - StaffordshireSJ95
31/07/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO97

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