Family: Geometridae

70.161 Golden-rod Pug Eupithecia virgaureata

There are 228 county records of 275 individuals from 38 different sites. First recorded in 1985.

Individual records comprise of: [275 Adult] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
14
May
79
Jun
54
Jul
45
Aug
70
Sep
11
Oct
2

Earliest: 14 Apr 2011 - Latest: 30 Oct 2010

Historical Abundance

2019
10
2018
20
2017
22
2016
26
2015
28
2014
40
2013
16
2012
14
2011
30
2010
24

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
196 (233)
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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