70.183 .... B&F 1834
Common Pug Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth, 1809) 
Status ..... An extremely variable moth, which is widespread throughout Nottinghamshire. One of two Pugs (the other being Grey Pug) which commonly occur in gardens, but is found in all habitat types.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2020
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter May 2013
Photographed at Sherwood Forest April 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Common Pug
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. NBGRC. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Wil Heeney. Sean Tobin. Graham Beeley. Dave Morton. David Yates. Phil Cadman. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Andy Ashley. Steven Chick. Martin Gray. Melanie Newman and Mike Hyatt. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Charles Cann Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields. Graham Beeley.

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Updated January 2024
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