|1859 ~ Sloe Pug ~ Pasiphila chloerata|
Resident. Common S,C.
A scarce species recorded from just two sites, Commins Coch in the west and Middletown in the north-east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 17-19mm.
Green Pug, Bilberry Pug.
Established hedgerows, edges of lowland woodland and thorn scrub.
Flowers of blackthorn.
Overwinters as an egg attached to the foodplant. Larva late March-April. Pupating in debris on the ground.
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Photo by PRW, 26th June 2009, Commins Coch