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70.177 ~ 1828 ~ Satyr Pug ~ Eupithecia satyrata satyrata
UK Status

Resident. Common N.

Montgomeryshire Status

A scarce and local species recorded just five times in the county, the last time being 2004 at Commins Coch.

Wingspan :  M & F, 21-23mm.

Confusion species

Common Pug and Golden-rod Pug.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Mostly on moorland but is also recorded on many upland areas.


The flowers of many plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in loose soil. Larva late June-September.
Montgomeryshire photos