|70.157 ~ 1853 ~ Oak-tree Pug ~ Eupithecia dodoneata|
Resident. Common S,C,N?
A fairly common species, recorded throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 19-22mm.
Brindled Pug, Dwarf Pug and Juniper Pug.
Established woodland, hedgerows and scrub.
Mainly the calyx of berries, also found on hawthorn and pedunculate oak.
Overwinters as a pupa in moss or bark on the foodplant or in loose soil. Larva late June-early August.
Photo by PRW, 29th Apr 2009, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 18th May 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 21st Apr 2011, Llanfyllin