Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Immature stages

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Triple-spotted Pug
Eupithecia trisignaria
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Currant Pug
Eupithecia assimilata

Doubleday, 1856 1832 / 70.182

Morley's Final Catalogue: Much scarcer than the last kind, but generally distributed. Ipswich (Freeman, Collins, Mly); Stowmarket (C); Bury (Nurse); Tuddenham (Vivian); Gorleston (Mr).

Recent Suffolk Status: Common.

Life history: Double-brooded. Larvae have been found on Hops in the county fairly regularly.

Identification: Triple-spotted pug lack the white markings. Common pug has a smaller discal spot and smaller white markings.

Habitat: Gardens, river valleys, woodland rides, hedgerows.

Recorded in 43 (74%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1940.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/09/2023125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
03/09/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
28/08/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
27/08/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
26/08/2023125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forewing: 9-12mm.
Flight: Two generations May-July. July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Wild Hop, Black Currant, Red Currant
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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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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