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70.148 ~ 1812 ~ Maple Pug ~ Eupithecia inturbata
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A rare species within the county, found at just a few scattered sites.

Wingspan :  M & F, 13-15mm.

Confusion species

Slender Pug
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Woodland, scrub and hedgerows.


Field maple.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an egg attached to the foodplant. Larva early May-early June. Pupating in a cocoon among the flowers.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 6th Aug 2014, Middletown

Photo by MEG, 23rd Aug 2023, Llandyssil