Geometridae: Larentiinae

1839 (ABH70.188) Bordered Pug Eupithecia succenturiata, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR08539

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

Pupates in loose soil.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light but in small numbers only.

Forewing length: 12-13mm.
Foodplant(s): Mugwort (Artemesia vulgaris)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Dry pastures and suburban habitats.

Regional Information

Recorded in 47 (17.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 May to 30 August

Similar Species
Marbled Pug Eupithecia irriguata
Colonsay, Argyll
Colonsay, Argyll
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Shaded Pug Eupithecia subumbrata


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Grey, brown, red, purple
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2