Geometridae: Larentiinae

1813 (ABH70.146) Haworth's Pug Eupithecia haworthiata, Doubleday, 1856

KR08477

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Haworth's Pug
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This species can be identified by its diagnostic orange or yellowish abdomen.

 

Pupates on the ground.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 8-9mm.
Foodplant(s): Traveller's-joy (Clematis vitalba), clematis (Clematis spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Open woodland and hedgerows, chalky or limestone downs.

Regional Information

Recorded in 22 (8.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 June to 11 August

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Seghill, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Slender Pug Eupithecia tenuiata
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Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Grey, green, black, brown, pink
No. of Proleg Pairs:
2