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Eupithecia trisignaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848

Triple-spotted Pug
70.1750 (B&F: 1826)


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

Resident species, occurring sparingly at mv light in a few special places on downs between Arundel and Hampshire border, larvae sometimes being common; never detected in East Sussex. Extremely local and irregular in appearance. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of July to mid August, occasionally from early July. Larvae feed on wild carrot. (Pratt, 2011).

Eupithecia trisignaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848
Arundel, 12 vii 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia trisignaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848
Arundel, 02 ix 2014
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia trisignaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848
Arundel, 02 ix 2014
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia trisignaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848
Arundel, 02 ix 2014
Photo: Keith Alexander

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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