Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Satyr Pug
Eupithecia satyrata
Currant Pug
Eupithecia assimilata
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Common Pug
Eupithecia vulgata

(Haworth, 1809) 1834 / 70.183

Morley's Final Catalogue: By far the most ubiquitous species of the genus, constantly turning up everywhere from Bentley Woods to Gorleston; frequent at light in Monks Soham and Sibton.

Recent Suffolk Status: Abundant. One of Suffolk's commonest pug species.

Life history: Double-brooded.

Identification: Satyr pug has a straight costa, unlike the gentle curve of Common pug. Currant pug has a larger discal spot and larger white markings.

Habitat: A wide variety of habitats.

Recorded in 53 (91%) 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
09/08/2023125TM06 - Bacton/Stowupland
27/07/2023+25TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
25/07/2023125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
24/07/2023225TM14 - Ipswich
17/07/2023125TM59 - Lowestoft
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: Two generations May-June. Aug.
Foodplant:   Trees including Hawthorn and sallows
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
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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