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Pasiphila chloerata (Mabille, 1870)

Sloe Pug
70.1430 (B&F: 1859)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Geometroidea
    »Family: Geometridae
      »Subfamily: Larentiinae
        »Tribe: Eupitheciini

Adults of this species usually occur sparingly or as singletons, while larvae can be fairly common or common on their sloe foodplants along hedgerows or in bushy places. It is extremely local and numbers are irregular in all life-stages, with records over the past thirty years being confined to two distinct zones within the county - between Bognor and Chiddingfold in the west and between Peacehaven, Horsham and Eastbourne in the east. Care should be taken though as the species is probably under-recorded or even mis-identified as the Green Pug (Phasiphila rectangulata). This is a single-brooded species which is on the wing mainly from the second week of June until mid July. (Pratt, 2011)

Pasiphila chloerata Mabille, 1870
Etchingham, 29 v 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Pasiphila chloerata Mabille, 1870
Wadhurst, 23 vi 2018
Photo: Michael Howard
Pasiphila chloerata Mabille, 1870
ex larva
Milton Hide near Abbots Wood, 08 vi 2013
Photo: Keith Alexander
Pasiphila chloerata Mabille, 1870
Lindfield, 14 vi 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman
Pasiphila chloerata Mabille, 1870
Milton Hide near Abbots Wood, 09 v 2013
Photo: Keith Alexander
Pasiphila chloerata Mabille, 1870
Milton Hide near Abbots Wood, 09 v 2013
Photo: k Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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