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Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)

Grey Pug
70.1900 (B&F: 1837)

Synonym(s):
Eupithecia castigata (Hübner, [1813])


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

Resident fairly common at mv light occasionally common or even very common in woods. Widespread and probably generally distributed, but high numbers are very local. Usually single-brooded flying from mid May to early August. A partial second emergence sometimes during the last half of August. Larvae feed on almost any tree, shrub or plant. (Pratt, 2011).

Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)
Brighton, 12 vi 2017
Photo: Jeremy Patterson
Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)
Pevensey, 07 ix 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)
Pevensey, 07 ix 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)
Pevensey, 07 ix 2015
Photo: Keith Alexander
Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)
Lindfield, 08 vi 2018
Photo: Bob Foreman
Eupithecia subfuscata (Haworth, 1809)
Warnham LNR, 3 vi 2005
Photo: Sam Bayley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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