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70.174 ~ 1820 ~ Pinion-spotted Pug ~ Eupithecia insigniata
UK Status

National Scarce B. S,SE & SC.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at Llandyssil in 2016, first record for north Wales.

Wingspan :   18-22mm

Confusion species


None
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Can be seen wherever the food plant is found.

Foodplant

Hawthorn

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa, in a light cocoon. Larva, mid June - early August.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MEG, 18th May 2016, Llandyssil