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Cypress Pug
Eupithecia phoeniceata

(Rambur, 1834) 70.159

A recent arrival to the region. Has become frequent in Berkshire and south Buckinghamshire. Less frequent further north, but increasing. Mainly found in gardens.

Recorded in 43 (55%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Cypress species
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
28/10/20223VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
25/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireTQ08
24/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
22/10/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
21/10/20222VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98

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