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Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856

Currant Pug
70.1820 (B&F: 1832)

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

Status and ecology:

Resident occurs singly or sparingly at mv light but is occasionally fairly common in gardens and allotments. Widespread but very local and irregular in appearance in most places. Double-brooded flying in late May and from late July in two overlapping flights which appear from early May to late August. Larvae feed on red currant, black currant and hop. (Pratt, 2011)

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Crowborough, 03 vi 2016 Photo: Charles Waters

Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856

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