Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Valerian Pug
Eupithecia valerianata

(Hübner, 1813) 70.181

Very local and uncommon in the region, and few recent records. Occurs mainly in damp habitats.

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Recorded in 15 (19%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Common Valerian
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
09/07/20202VC22 - BerkshireSP50 -
08/07/20203VC23 - OxfordshireSP50 -
07/07/20201VC22 - BerkshireSP50 -
13/06/20201VC22 - BerkshireSP40
26/06/20151VC22 - BerkshireSU39

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