|1857 ~ Dwarf Pug ~ Eupithecia tantillaria|
A common species found throughout, especially the north of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 16-19mm.
Oak-tree Pug and Cloaked Pug.
Plantations, gardens and parks.
Mainly Norway Spruce, sitka spruce and douglas fir but also found on other species of conifer.
Overwinters as a pupa in loose soil. Larva late June-August.
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Photo by MDH, 15th May 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by MDH, 30th May 2010, Llanfyllin