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70.17 ~ 1818 ~ Marbled Pug ~ Eupithecia irriguata
UK Status

Resident. Nat. Scarce B S.

Montgomeryshire Status

A 'Nationally Scarce B' species. Very rare with only six records in the data base.

Wingspan :  M & F, 18-20mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Woodland and hedgerows where oaks are found.

Foodplant

Pedunculate oak.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a loose soil. Larva late May-early July.
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