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70.146 ~ 1813 ~ Haworth's Pug ~ Eupithecia haworthiata
UK Status

Resident. Local S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

Rarely recorded in the county, but a healthy breeding population does exist at Llanymynech Rocks in the northeast corner of Montgomeryshire. It has also been recorded at one site in the west of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 12-14mm.

Confusion species

Lead-coloured Pug and Slender Pug.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Most places where the native foodplant occurs.

Foodplant

The flowers and buds of traveller's joy and other species of cultivated clematis.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon lying on the ground. Larva July-August.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 2nd July 2011, Llanymynech

Photo by GO, 25th May 2017, Llanymynech