Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Oak-tree Pug
Eupithecia dodoneata

Guenée, 1857 1853 / 70.157
Photo © Ian Marshall, 15 May 2018,  North Ferriby, VC61

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Brindled Pug
Eupithecia abbreviata
Juniper Pug
Eupithecia pusillata
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Yorkshire Status: Scarce and thinly distributed or restricted resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: In 1976 the first record of this species occurred since Porritt's list (1883-86) and it has now been recorded in all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): Widespread across the county but in smaller numbers than Brindled Pug with which it is often confused. Oak-tree Pug is smaller and paler with a smaller broader discal spot and a pale patch distal to this. The peak flight time is 2-3 weeks later than Brindled Pug.

Recorded in 101 (51%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1861.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 8-11mm
Flight: April - June
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Oak
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2023163SD94 - Earby
11/06/2023162NZ61 - Guisborough
11/06/2023163SE23 - Horsforth / Headingly / Pudsey
06/06/2023164SE24 - Bramhope / Otley
05/06/2023162NZ30 - Great Smeaton
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