Geometridae: Larentiinae

1812 (ABH70.148) Maple Pug Eupithecia inturbata, (Hübner, [1817])

KR08476

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Maple Pug
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

Pupates amongst the flowers of the food plant.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an egg.
Both sexes readily come to light, sometimes in numbers.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 8-10mm.
Foodplant(s): Field Maple (Acer campestre)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland, scrub and hedgerows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 69 (25.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 April to 04 September

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