|70.156 ~ 1852 ~ Brindled Pug ~ Eupithecia abbreviata|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 19-22mm.
Mottled Pug and Oak-tree Pug.
Woodland containing oak, hedgerows and gardens.
Oak and hawthorn.
Overwinters as a pupa in moss or bark on the foodplant or at the base of a tree in loose soil. Larva June-July.
Photo by MDH, 29th Mar 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 1st May 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by PB, 3rd Apr 2011, Morben Isaf