Geometridae: Larentiinae

1824 (ABH70.164) Pauper Pug / Fletcher's Pug Eupithecia egenaria, Herrich-Schäffer, 1848

KR08507

 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, males more often than females.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 11-13mm.
Foodplant(s): lime (Tilia spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Red Data Book

Habitat

Lime woodland and plantations.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

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Red Data Book

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