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Eupithecia dodoneata Guenée, [1858]

Oak-tree Pug
70.1570 (B&F: 1853)


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

An occasionally fairly common to common moth of woods and bushy places which visits mv light in small numbers. This is a double-brooded species which flies from late-April to mid-June and again throughout July. Distribution is wide but local and appears to be increasing, although numbers can be episodic. Larvae feed on the leaves of Oak and Hawthorn, and on the flowers of evergreen oak. (Pratt, 2011)

Eupithecia dodoneata Guenée, 1857
Henfield, 22 iv 2018
Photo: Paula Blake
Eupithecia dodoneata Guenée, 1857
Lindfield, 08 v 2016
Photo: Bob Foreman
Eupithecia dodoneata Guenée, 1857
Upper Beeding, 01 vi 2010
Photo: Jim Steedman
Eupithecia dodoneata Guenée, 1857
Ditchling, 20 iv 2005
Photo: Simon Davey

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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