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Eupithecia intricata (Zetterstedt, 1839)

     Eupithecia intricata intricata (Zetterstedt, 1839)
     Eupithecia intricata hibernica Mere, 1964

Freyer's Pug
70.1760 (B&F: 1827)

Eupithecia helveticaria Boisduval, 1840
Eupithecia arceuthata (Freyer, 1841)
Eupithecia millieraria Wnukowsky, 1929

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

Resident species, occurring sparingly but is sometimes fairly common at mv light in gardens. Only well-established in central districts. Very local, episodic in any numbers, and in decline. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid May to late June, occasionally from early May or to mid August. Larvae feed chiefly on Monterey cypress, Lawson’s cypress, much less frequently on juniper. (Pratt, 2011).

Eupithecia intricata (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Eastbourne, 27 v 2018
Photo: Dennis Chanter
Eupithecia intricata (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Ferring, 24 v 2019
Photo: Dave Jones
Eupithecia intricata (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Henfield, 20 v 2020
Photo: Graham Smith
Eupithecia intricata (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Battle, 09 vi 2020
Photo: Adrienne Norbury
Eupithecia intricata (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Coldean, Brighton, vi 1989
Photo: Roy Leverton
Eupithecia intricata (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Whitebeam Wood, v 2008
Photo: Ivan Lang

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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