Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, )
70.1840 (B&F: 1819)
Eupithecia muricolor Prout, 1938
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).