Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae (Eupetheciini))
70.187 [B&F: 1838] Tawny Speckled Pug (Eupithecia icterata) (Villers, 1789)

 

Notes: Common in gardens, hedgerows, roadside verges, grassland, fens and open woodland throughout the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 20-24 mm. Nominate form simple to identify with large copper-coloured patch, form cognata, more common in northern populations, has much reduced copper-coloured patch and several cross-lines. Larva feeds on Yarrow and Sneezewort, over-wintering as a pupa.

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