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Ochreous Pug
Eupithecia indigata

(Hübner, 1813) 1844 / 70.171

Morley's Final Catalogue: Of similar distribution to the last kind, though feeding on Coniferae. Bentley in May 1894 (Hkg); Ipswich (Ml). Worlingham (Crf). Brandon (Warren, Vivian); Tuddenham in 1903 (Mly).

Recent Suffolk Status: Locally common in the Sandlings and Brecks with scattered records elsewhere.

Life history: Single-brooded. An early season pug.

Identification: Fairly distinctive, with plain grey wings and an obvious discal spot.

Habitat: Pine plantations, heathland, gardens.

Recorded in 29 (50%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1894.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/06/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
11/06/2023125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
10/06/2023125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
06/06/2023125TM49 - Somerleyton/Beccles
27/05/2023126TL88 - Thetford
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Forewing: 8-10mm
Flight: One generation April-May.
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Larch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
     
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