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70.171 ~ 1844 ~ Ochreous Pug ~ Eupithecia indigata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon species found at a few scattered sites across the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 15-18mm.

Confusion species

Thyme Pug.
Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mainly in pine forests and plantations or anywhere that pine is abundant.

Foodplant

Mainly Scots pine.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a flimsy cocoon in loose soil. Larva mid June-mid September.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 18th May 2010, Llanfyllin