Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © Allan Eaton,  16/6/19 Kessingland

Immature stages

Similar Suffolk Species
Chloroclystis v-ata
Sloe Pug
Pasiphila chloerata
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Green Pug
Pasiphila rectangulata

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1860 / 70.144
=Chloroclystis rectangulata

Morley's Final Catalogue: Quite common, from Bentley to Gorleston and Tuddenham Fen.

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Single-brooded. Larvae have been found by searching for spun-up Apple flowers.

Identification: Sloe pug has a distinctive pink 'waist' around the abdomen just below the thorax. This is black on Green pug. V-pug has the distinctive black V mark.

Habitat: Hedgerows, scrub areas, woodland edges, gardens.

Recorded in 55 (95%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
16/08/2023125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
28/07/2023+25TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
27/07/2023225TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
24/07/2023125TM15 - Helmingham/Claydon
23/07/2023125TM57 - Southwold
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Forewing: 8-11mm.
Flight: One generation June-Aug.
Foodplant:   Crab Apple, Apple, Pear, Hawthorn, Blackthorn and Cherry
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2024
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