|1830 ~ Wormwood Pug ~ Eupithecia absinthiata|
Resident. Fairly uncommon. This species is very closely allied to the Ling Pug and some authorities consider them to be the same species. It has been recorded from much of the county and is likely to be more common than the records suggest.
Wingspan : M & F, 21-23mm.
Ling Pug, Currant Pug.
Most habitats including gardens.
The flowers of many plants of the asteraceae family..
Overwinters as a pupa in loose soil. Larva July-October.
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Photo by MDH, 4th July 2010, Llanfyllin