Pauper Pug

    Eupithecia egenaria

    GeometridaeABH 70.164 B&F 1824

    Sometimes called Fletcher's Pug, a rare, local, species which is a limes specialist in ancient woodland, parkland and avenues. First recorded in the UK in 1962 and in the county in 1999, and since then irregularly in small numbers in a handful of locations in the south-west and north of the county.  Comes to light readily.

    Adult Verification Grade: 2