70.144 .... B&F 1860
Green Pug Pasiphila rectangulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Status .....Generally common and widespread at many sites across the county, typically being recorded in ones and two at MV light.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2016
Photographed at Lound Wood June 2004   Photographed at Market Warsop June 2015
Early stages                                        
Near full-grown larva on Blackthorn Prunus spinosa. Photographed at Eakring Meadows, April 2023.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Green 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. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Graham Beeley. Tim Sexton. Dave Morton. David Yates. Phil Cadman. Nottingham City Council. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Martin Gray. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Graham Birkett. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024

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