Lead-coloured Pug

    Eupithecia plumbeolata

    GeometridaeABH 70.153 B&F 1814

    A nationally scarce species associated with Common Cow-wheat in open woodland, and possibly Yellow Rattle in open habitats. Historically rare and local in the county, where it is recorded irregularly in very small numbers, mainly in the Exmoor region and the Quantocks.

    Adult Verification Grade: 2

    Lead-coloured Pug (Eupithecia plumbeolata) photographed in Somerset by Nigel Voaden