Family: Geometridae

70.161 Golden-rod Pug Eupithecia virgaureata

There are 219 county records of 263 individuals from 38 different sites. First recorded in 1985.

Individual records comprise of: [263 Adult] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
13
May
73
Jun
52
Jul
42
Aug
70
Sep
11
Oct
2

Earliest: 14 Apr 2011 - Latest: 30 Oct 2010

Historical Abundance

2018
18
2017
22
2016
26
2015
28
2014
40
2013
16
2012
14
2011
30
2010
24
2009
13

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
187 (221)
VC68
32 (42)

Similar Species

1835 White-spotted Pug Eupithecia tripunctaria
1837 Grey Pug Eupithecia subfuscata
1856 Larch Pug Eupithecia lariciata

Status Grade 3

Larval food plants

Common Ragwort Senecio jacobaea
Golden-rod Solidago virguarea
Grey Sallow Salix cinerea

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