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Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856

Currant Pug
70.1820 (B&F: 1832)


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

Resident occurs singly or sparingly at mv light but is occasionally fairly common in gardens and allotments. Widespread but very local and irregular in appearance in most places. Double-brooded flying in late May and from late July in two overlapping flights which appear from early May to late August. Larvae feed on red currant, black currant and hop. (Pratt, 2011)

Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856
Crowborough, 03 vi 2016
Photo: Charles Waters
Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856
Crowborough, 27 v 2018
Photo: Charles Waters
Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856
Steyning, 01 x 2014
Photo: Olly Ellis
Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856
Bracklesham, 10 iv 2014
Photo: Derek Lee
Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856
Ripe, 21 viii 2006
Photo: Michael Blencowe

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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