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1817 ~ Foxglove Pug ~ Eupithecia pulchellata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

The form f. hebudium is occasionally recorded.

Wingspan :  M & F, 16-20mm.

Confusion species

Toadflax Pug.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

Foxglove.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a loose soil. Larva late June-mid August.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 25th June 2009, Llanfyllin