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Haworth's Pug
Eupithecia haworthiata Doubleday, 1856
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1813 / 70.146
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Homefield Wood 2019

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Eupithecia tenuiata
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Foodplant:   Traveller's-joy
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Widespread across parts of the region, mainly on calcareous soils.

Recorded in 50 (64%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
01/08/2022122SU57 - Hermitage / Ashampstead
29/07/2022124SP85 - Olney, Salcey, Yardley Chase
29/07/2022124SP85 - Olney, Salcey, Yardley Chase
25/07/2022322SU57 - Hermitage / Ashampstead
24/07/2022123SP40 - Wolvercote, Wytham, Wootton
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