|1854 ~ Juniper Pug ~ Eupithecia pusillata|
Generally a scarce species but is found locally common in the Llanfyllin area in the north of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 17-21mm.
Moorland, grassland and gardens.
Mainly juniper, but also found on cypress and red cedar.
Overwinters as an egg attached to the foodplant. Larva April-early June. Pupating in a flimsy cocoon among the pine needles.
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Photo by MDH, 6th July 2010, Llanfyllin