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70.173 ~ 1825 ~ Lime-speck Pug ~ Eupithecia centaureata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

Very rarely recorded. In recent times found only the extreme west and in the eastern side of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 20-24mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Coastal saltmarsh, open areas in woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

Foodplant

Low growing herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a loose soil. Larva late May-late October.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MW, 25th July 2012, Cors Dyfi