home > county list > macro moths > (160 of 544)
Go UpPausePlay Species Slideshow
70.187 ~ 1838 ~ Tawny Speckled Pug ~ Eupithecia icterata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 20-24mm.

Confusion species

None.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Most habitats.

Foodplant

The flowers and leaves of yarrow and sneezewort.

Lifestage data

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

Photo by MDH, 29th July 2010, Llanfyllin