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Campanula Pug
Eupithecia denotata H?bner, 1813
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1836 / 70.185
Photo © Nigel Partridge,  Loosely Row 2014

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Foodplant:   Nettle-leaved Bellflower, Giant Bellflower, Campanulas
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4

Rare in the region. Occurs in woodland edge habitats on calcareous soils.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2014.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/2014224SP80 - Wendover, Princes Risborough
20/06/2007124SU98 - Slough (N), Burnham Beeches
19/06/2007124SU98 - Slough (N), Burnham Beeches
15/08/2001+24SU97 - Slough (S), Windsor
13/07/1997122SU39 - Stanford in the Vale
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