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Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831

Brindled Pug
70.1560 (B&F: 1852)


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

Resident. Often fairly common to common and occasionally very common at mv light in oak woods. Generally distributed in large areas, but high numbers are very local. Single-brooded, flying from early March to late May, occasionally from late February to early June. Larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011).

Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Lindfield, 25 iii 2018
Photo: Bob Foreman
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Scotney Estate, 06 iv 2018
Photo: Charles Waters
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Belton Road, Brighton, 20 iv 2018
Photo: Jeremy Patterson
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Battle, 17 iv 2019
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Lindfield, 3 iv 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Lindfield, 29 iii 2014
Photo: Bob Foreman
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Wych Cross, Forest Row, 25 iii 2014
Photo: Hew Prendergast
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
mating
Heathfield, East Sussex, 03 iv 2014
Photo: Nigel Kemp
Eupithecia abbreviata Stephens, 1831
Lewes, 13 iv 2017
Photo: Peter Tinning

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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