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70.175 ~ 1826 ~ Triple-spotted Pug ~ Eupithecia trisignaria
UK Status

Resident. Local

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species recorded in scattered sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 15-20mm.

Confusion species

Currant Pug.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Fens, marshes and other wet places.


The ripening fruits of wild angelica and hogweed.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in loose soil. Larva early August-early October.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 10th July 2010, Lake Vyrnwy