Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae (Eupetheciini))
70.160 [B&F: 1835] White-spotted Pug (Eupithecia tripunctaria) Herrich-Schäffer, 1852

 

Notes: Local in woodland, hedgerows, marshes and fens, and on roadside verges throughout much of England and Wales; widespread and reasonably common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 17-21 mm. Easily identified by the presence of white spots on termen of both fore- and hindwings, on side of abdomen, and on back of thorax. Larva feeds on Wild Angelica, Elder, Cow Parsley, Hogweed, Wild Parsnip and Wild Carrot, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Records Received By Year

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Percentage of Total Records

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Phenology - Adult Records

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Phenology - Larval Records

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