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Eupithecia trisignaria Herrich-Sch ä ffer, 1848

Triple-spotted Pug
70.1750 (B&F: 1826)

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

Status and ecology:

Resident species, occurring sparingly at mv light in a few special places on downs between Arundel and Hampshire border, larvae sometimes being common; never detected in East Sussex. Extremely local and irregular in appearance. Single-brooded, flying mainly from the second week of July to mid August, occasionally from early July. Larvae feed on wild carrot. (Pratt, 2011).

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Arundel, 02 ix 2014 Photo: Keith Alexander

Eupithecia trisignaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1848

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