Geometridae: Larentiinae

1859 (ABH70.143) Sloe Pug Pasiphila chloerata, (Mabille, 1870)

KR08604

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
ex larva Monks Wood, April 2008
ex larva Monks Wood, April 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
ex larva Monks Wood, April 2008
ex larva Monks Wood, April 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
ex larva Monks Wood, April 2008
ex larva Monks Wood, April 2008
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Monks Wood
Monks Wood
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Pupates in leaf litter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.

Forewing length: 9-10mm.
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)
Flying: One generation, May-early July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Established hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 31 May to 22 July

Similar Species
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Green Pug Pasiphila rectangulata (=Chloroclystis)


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, white, yellow, purple
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2