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Eupithecia abietaria (Goeze, 1781)

Cloaked Pug
70.1490 (B&F: 1815)

Eupithecia pini (Retzius, 1783) homonym
Eupithecia togata (Hübner, [1817])

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

A suspected immigrant and occasional resident occurring singly at mv light and at rest amongst open woodland containing evergreen trees. Single-brooded flying mainly from late May to late July. Larvae feed on the interior of spruce cones (Pratt, 2011)

Eupithecia abietaria (Goeze, 1781)
Bexhill-on-Sea, 26 v 2017
Photo: Derek Crawley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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