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1837 ~ Grey Pug ~ Eupithecia subfuscata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

Common. Recorded throughout much of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 17-21mm.

Confusion species

Golden-rod Pug.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Most habitats, especially damp and wetter sites.

Foodplant

The flowers and seeds of many types of broadleaf trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 30th May 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by MDH, 2nd June 2011, Llanfyllin