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1838 Tawny Speckled Pug, Eupithecia icterata (Villers, 1789)

Status and ecology:

Resident. Normally occurs singly or sparingly at mv light in a wide variety of habitats. Well distributed in southern Sussex, but only patchily so in the north. Very local and in decline. Single-brooded flying most numerously from early July to early September. Larvae feed on yarrow. (Pratt, 2011).

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Ashombe, Lewes, viii 1988 Photo: Roy Leverton

Eupithecia icterata (Villers, 1789)

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Distribution map for Eupithecia icterata

(Distribution at 1km scale)

ssp. subfulvata | f. cognata | ssp. icterata |   |   | All records

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

Phenology chart for Eupithecia icterata

Phenology: Adult | Larva

Forms or subspecies: ssp. subfulvata | f. cognata | ssp. icterata |   |   | All records

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

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