Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae (Eupetheciini))
70.182 [B&F: 1832] Currant Pug (Eupithecia assimilata) Doubleday, 1856

 

Notes: Common in gardens, allotments, hedgerows and open woodland throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight recorded in small numbers throughout, but easily overlooked. Wingspan 17-22 mm. The main confusion species is Wormwood Pug E. absinthiata, which is larger, with more distinct markings. Larva feeds on Hop, Black Currant and Red Currant, over-wintering as a pupa.

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