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Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)

Subspecies:
     Eupithecia venosata venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
     Eupithecia venosata ochracae Gregson, 1886

Netted Pug
70.1550 (B&F: 1823)


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

Resident species, usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light but occasionally fairly common along parts of the downs and coast. Very local, irregular in appearance and in serious decline. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late May to mid-June, occasionally to early July. Larvae feed on the seed capsules of bladder campion and sea campion. (Pratt, 2011).

Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
ex larva
Beauty Head, 18 v 2016
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Findon Valley, 20 v 2016
Photo: Mike Snelling
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Lewes, 22 v 2017
Photo: Peter Tinning
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Beachy Head, 06 vii 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Beachy Head, 06 vii 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Beachy Head, 06 vii 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Coldean, Brighton, 22 v 1989
Photo: Roy Leverton
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Mill Hill, 13 vi 2009
Photo: Dave and Pen Green
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Findon Valley, 01 vi 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Beachy Head, 06 vii 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia venosata (Fabricius, 1787)
Beachy Head, 06 vii 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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