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Pinion-spotted Pug
Eupithecia insigniata

(Hübner, 1790) 70.174

Recorded over a wide area in the region, but apparently very local and uncommon. Found along hedgerows and in scrub. An elusive species that may be more widespread.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 27 (35%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Hawthorn
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
19/05/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
18/05/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58
06/05/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSU59
06/05/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP71
05/05/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU86

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