Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Eupithecia tenuiata
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Lead-coloured Pug
Eupithecia plumbeolata

(Haworth, 1809) 70.153

Very local in the region and not recorded recently, but likely to be under-recorded due to its close resemblance to other species. Found in open grassy habitats, including open areas in woodland.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 8 (10%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2009.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Common Cow-wheat
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/20091VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
01/06/20091VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
17/07/20061VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
04/06/20061VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
03/06/20041VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98

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