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70.169 ~ 1849f ~ Ash Pug ~ Eupithecia innotata
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

An fairly uncommon species recorded from a few sites across the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 18-24mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Woodland, hedgerows, parks and gardens.


Ash, hawthorn, blackthorn and elder.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in moss or bark at the base of a tree. Larva mid June-late July and late August-September.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 28th May 2008, Commins Coch

Photo by PRW, 15th June 2010, Commins Coch