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1834 Common Pug, Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth, 1809)

Status and ecology:

Resident occurs sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light in a wide range of habitats. Generally distributed but high numbers are very local. Single brooded in most places flying from late April to early July. During advantageous years a partial second emergence occurs when it flies again from early July to late August. Larvae feed on hawthorn, willow, bramble and sea buckthorn. (Pratt, 2011).

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Peacehaven, 10 vi 2006 Photo: Adrian Thomas

Eupithecia vulgata (Haworth, 1809)

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Distribution map for Eupithecia vulgata

(Distribution at 1km scale)

ssp. vulgata | ssp. clarensis | ssp. scotica |   |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

Phenology chart for Eupithecia vulgata

Phenology: Adult | Larva

Forms or subspecies: ssp. vulgata | ssp. clarensis | ssp. scotica |   |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

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