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Shaded Pug
Eupithecia subumbrata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1840 / 70.189
Photo © Patrick Clement,  Cleeve Common, Gloucestershire. May 24th 2017.

Similar West Midlands Species
Grey Pug
Eupithecia subfuscata
Bordered Pug
Eupithecia succenturiata
Forewing: 10-12mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A rare and local species in Worcestershire.

A species of calcareous grassland.

Overwinters as a pupa and adults fly at dusk, sometimes coming to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2015.
(Data up to end 2019)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/2015137SP04 - Evesham
24/05/2011137SP04 - Evesham
24/05/2011137SP04 - Evesham
30/06/2010137SP04 - Evesham
30/06/2010137SP04 - Evesham
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