|1819 ~ Mottled Pug ~ Eupithecia exiguata|
Resident. Common S,C(N).
A fairly common species, found in low density throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 20-22mm.
Woodland, hedgerows and scrub.
Hawthorn, blackthorn, rowan, sycamore and dogwood.
Overwinters as a pupa in a loose soil. Larva late June-early October.
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Photo by MDH, 5th May 2011, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 30th May 2010, Llanfyllin