Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Angle-barred Pug
Eupithecia innotata

(Hufnagel, 1767) 1848 / 70.169
=Eupithecia innotata f. fraxinata
=Ash Pug

A rare and declining resident.

A species of woodlands, hedgerows, parks and gardens.

Overwinters as a pupa and comes to light.

Note Current thinking is that Ash Pug Eupithecia innotata f. fraxinata and E. innotata are the same species and are now called Angle-barred Pug.

Verification Grade Comment: Retain specimen for CMR.

Recorded in 24 (17%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1864.
Last Recorded in 2017.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: May - June, Aug
Foodplant:   Ash, Sea Buckthorn, Tamarisk, hawthorns, blackthorns and elder
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/20171VC40 - ShropshireSJ60
14/07/20141VC40 - ShropshireSO39
13/07/20141VC40 - ShropshireSO39
12/07/20141VC40 - ShropshireSO39
10/07/20141VC40 - ShropshireSO39

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