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Eupithecia succenturiata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Bordered Pug
70.1880 (B&F: 1839)


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

Resident. Occurs singly or sparingly to mv light in a wide range of habitats. Chiefly found at the eastern and western extremities of the county, but very local and irregular in any numbers . In serious decline. Single-brooded flying mainly from late June to early August, occasionally to mid-September. Larvae feed on mugwort. (Pratt,2011).

Eupithecia succenturiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ashombe Bottom, Lewes, viii 1988
Photo: Roy Leverton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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