Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Haworth's Pug
Eupithecia haworthiata

Doubleday, 1856 1813 / 70.146

Morley's Final Catalogue: Another frequent kind, noted in Suffolk from only Bentley Woods, among clematis at Ipswich (Mly); Stowmarket, Bury, Barton Mills (Waters); Lowestoft (Bd) and annually in Gorleston garden (Mr).

Recent Suffolk Status: Local.

Life history: Single-brooded.

Identification: The orange/yellow band should seperate this species from similar ones. Quite a small species of pug.

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

Verification Grade Comment: Orange/yellow abdomen diagnostic

Recorded in 35 (60%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/07/2023126TL84 - Sudbury/Glemsford
23/07/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
18/07/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
10/07/2023125TM15 - Helmingham/Claydon
10/07/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
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Forewing: 8-9mm.
Flight: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 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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