Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Photo © David Hunt,  Harpenden, Hertfordshire (21/06/17)

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Foxglove Pug
Eupithecia pulchellata

Stephens, 1831 1817 / 70.151

General comments:
Widespread resident.

The moth is likely to be found wherever foxgloves grow in the area. Its ability to thrive in the urban zone doubtless depends on imported foodplants in gardens and parks

Recorded in 33 (80%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1938.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2023120SP91 - Tring
27/07/2023121TQ17 - Brentford / Hounslow / Richmond
21/07/2023120SP91 - Tring
07/07/2023120TL23 - Letchworth / Baldock
02/07/2023120TL11 - Harpenden / Wheathampstead
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Forewing: 10-12mm.
Flight: One generation May-June.
Foodplant:   Foxglove
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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