|70.182 ~ 1832 ~ Currant Pug ~ Eupithecia assimilata|
Resident. An uncommon species found at scattered sites throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 17-22mm.
Wormwood Pug, Ling Pug.
Gardens, allotments, hedgerows and open woodland.
Wild hop, blackcurrant and redcurrant.
Overwinters as a pupa in loose soil. Larva early June-late July and late August-September.
Photo by PRW, 10th June 2008, Commins Coch