|1823 ~ Netted Pug ~ Eupithecia venosata venosata|
Resident. Local S,C,NE.
A rare species that has only been recorded at Llanymynech Rocks in recent times.
Wingspan : M & F, 21-24mm.
Mainly on chalk and limestone.
The ripening seed capsules of bladder campion and sea campion.
Overwinters as a pupa in a loose soil, sometimes over a second winter. Larva mid June-late July.
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Photo by GO, 25th May 2017, Llanymynech