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Ochreous Pug
Eupithecia indigata (H?bner, 1813)
Geometridae: Larentiinae
1844 / 70.171
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Westcott 2019

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Larch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Widespread in the region, and regularly recorded, most especially in the last decade. Likely to be found wherever there are mature specimens of the foodplants.

Recorded in 46 (59%) 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
22/06/2022122SU96 - Ascot / Sunninghill
02/06/2022122SU56 - Thatcham / Aldermaston
29/05/2022123SP33 - Sibford Ferris/Hook Norton
21/05/2022123SP51 - Bletchington, Otmoor, Murcott
19/05/2022124SP70 - Thame, Longwick
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