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Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, [1813])

Mottled Pug
70.1840 (B&F: 1819)

Synonym(s):
Eupithecia muricolor Prout, 1938


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

Resident species fairly common and sometimes common at mv light in woods and bushy places. Probably generally distributed, but high numbers are local. Single-brooded, flying mainly from early May to late June, occasionally from mid April to early July. Larvae feed on hawthorn, sloe, sallow, currant and buckthorn. (Pratt, 2011).

Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, 1809-13)
Ashombe Bottom, Lewes, v 1988
Photo: Roy Leverton
Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, 1809-13)
Pagham Harbour, v 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, 1809-13)
Crowborough, 28 v 2015
Photo: Charles Waters
Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, 1809-13)
Battle, 10 vi 2013
Photo: Adrienne Norbury

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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