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1819 Mottled Pug, Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, 1809-13)

Status and ecology:

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).

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Ashombe Bottom, Lewes, v 1988 Photo: Roy Leverton

Eupithecia exiguata (Hübner, 1809-13)

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Distribution map for Eupithecia exiguata

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