|70.189 ~ 1840 ~ Shaded Pug ~ Eupithecia subumbrata|
Resident. Local SE, (T).
A very local species, perhaps a wanderer from elsewhere. First recorded in 2015 at Middletown in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 16-20mm.
Grey Pug & Bordered Pug.
Salt marshes, downland, grassy places and other areas where the foodplant is found.
A wide range of herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a pupa, in loose earth. Larva, July-September.
Photo by DB, 29th June 2015, Middletown