Geometridae: Larentiinae

1847 (ABH70.178) Scarce Pug Eupithecia extensaria, (Freyer, 1844)

KR08571

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information

Pupates in leaf litter or loose soil.

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

Forewing length: 11-13mm.
Foodplant(s): Sea Wormwood (Seriphidium maritima)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Red Data Book

Habitat

Saltmarsh.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

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 Photo © Martin Lovell
Narrow-winged Pug Eupithecia nanata

Red Data Book

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