Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae (Eupetheciini))
70.164 [B&F: 1824] Fletcher's Pug or Pauper Pug (Eupithecia egenaria) Herrich-Schäffer, 1848

 

Notes: A rare Red Data Book species, restricted to mature lime woodland in the Wye Valley, and parts of East Anglia. In Hampshire has been recorded in the past from a few sites in the New Forest, but not since 1998, and annual in Northwood Park, Crawley, between 2004 and 2007. Not recorded from the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 21-24 mm. The main confusion species is Larch Pug E. lariciata, which has sharply angulated postmedian fascia and white spot on crest of thorax. Larva feeds on flowers of Small-leaved Lime, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Detail records

SiteVCQtyDateStage
Bishop's Inclosure, nr Shirrell Heath11201/07/2011Adult
Bishop's Inclosure, nr Shirrell Heath113601/06/2012Adult
Bishop's Inclosure, nr Shirrell Heath11828/06/2013Adult
Brockenhurst11123/05/1998Adult
Brockenhurst11106/1998Adult
Emery Down11107/06/1979Adult
Emery Down and Bog (SSSI)11107/06/1979Adult
Emery Down and Bog (SSSI)11107/06/1979Adult
Crawley12105/06/2005Adult
Crawley12116/05/2004Adult
Crawley12104/06/2006Adult
Crawley12109/06/2007Adult
Crawley12108/06/2006Adult
Crawley12211/06/2006Adult
Crawley12117/06/2006Adult
Crawley12218/06/2006Adult
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