Geometridae : Larentiinae
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Eupithecia ultimaria
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Thyme Pug
Eupithecia distinctaria

Herrich-Schaffer, 1838 70.172

Rare in the region. Only recently recorded from a small area in the Chilterns. Could be overlooked on other sites. Requires warm, well-drained sites with bare ground.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (8%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1850.
Last Recorded in 2016.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Thyme
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
24/07/20162VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
17/07/20132VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
09/07/2005+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
15/07/1994+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80
26/07/1991+VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP80

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