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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.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 29th July 2010, Llanfyllin