73.147 .... B&F 1811
Slender Pug Eupithecia tenuiata (Hübner, [1813])
Status .....Rather patchily distributed across parts of Nottinghamshire and very probably overlooked by many recorders. Its small size makes it one of the more distinctive Pugs, but identification can be difficult and even more so with worn specimens like the one caught by members of the Lound Moth Group in the lower two photographs.
Photographed at Misson Carr July 2023
Worn example. Photographed at Market Warsop July 2019
Worn example. Photographed at the Idle Valley NR July 2021
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Slender Pug  
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Dave Morton. Martin Gray. Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre Records. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Lound Moth Group. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Tom Shields. Ian Ellis.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2024
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