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9.  Geometers3 - Larentiinae - Pug moths, etc.

                                         




1816 Toadflax Pug             Eupithecia linariata


Flying : Late June, July, August

Common

1819 Mottled Pug       Eupithecia exiguata exiguata

Flying : mainly May and June

Common in England and Wales. Local elsewhere.

1823  Netted Pug  Eupithecia venosata          

Flying : May and June

Common in Southeast England and the Midlands. Local elsewhere

1817 Foxglove Pug             Eupithecia pulchellata


Flying : May, June, early July

Common

1825  Lime-speck Pug  Eupithecia centaureata

Flying : June, July, August - Occasionally May or September

Common

1828  Satyr Pug  Eupithecia satyrata

May, June, July

Common in the South-east England and parts of North England and Scotland. Local elsewhere

Found in open areas - mainly on moorland and chalk downs.

1830  Wormwood Pug  Eupithecia absinthiata

Flying : June, July

Common

1832 Currant Pug  Eupithecia assimilata


In the South: May, June and August (two generations);
In the North : Often only one generation June, July

Common

1834 Common Pug  Eupithecia vulgata


Flying : May, June, early July

Common

1837 Grey Pug   Eupithecia subfuscata

Flying : Mainly May and June

Common in England, Wales and Scotland. Less common in Northern Ireland.

1835 White-spotted Pug   Eupithecia tripunctaria

Flying : Mainly May and June.
Second Generation adults may appear in July, August and September.

Common in Southern England and North to Yorkshire. Local elsewhere.


Common



1838  Tawny Speckled Pug  Eupithecia icterata

Flying : Mainly July and August.           Common

The common form is recognised by the large orange-brown area at the centre of the forewing. However there is another form where this patch is much less obvious.

1839  Bordered Pug  Eupithecia succenturiata

Flying : Mainly July and August

The large white patch in the forewing is distinctive, though there is a form where this is less obvious. Much more common in Southern England than elsewhere

1852 Brindled Pug   Eupithecia abbreviata

Flying : March, April, early May - often earlier than most other similar pugs

Common

1853 Oak-Tree Pug   Eupithecia dodoneata

Flying : April, May

Common in Southern England and North to Yorkshire. Local elsewhere.


1858 V-Pug   Chloroclystis v-ata

Flying : May, June, July, August - Mainly July      Common

As with other green moths the green colour may fade

1867 Treble-bar  Aplocera plagiata


Flying : Often two generations May, June and August, September.Often seen in the day.          


Common

1862 Double-Striped Pug   Gymnoscelis rufifasciata

Flying : A long flight period - March to September. Most frequent in July

Common


1860 Green Pug  Pasiphila rectangulata

Flying : Mainly June and July but sometimes May or August       Common

As with other green moths the green colour may fade

1868  Lesser Treble-bar   Aplocera efformata


Flying : May, June, July, August, September - mainly August. Often seen in the day.


Only common in Southern England, with some in Wales and Northern England.

Very similar to Treble-bar.


1870 Chimney Sweeper  Odezia atrata


Flying : June, July.     Day-flying.


Common, but becoming less common in Southern England.

1876  Small Yellow Wave  Hydrelia flammeolaria

Flying : Mainly June and July but sometimes May or August

Most common in the South of England, with some in Wales, Northern England and Scotland

1879  Seraphim  Lobophora halterata

Flying : Mainly May, June

Most common in the Southern half of England

1881  Early Tooth-striped  Trichopteryx carpinata

Flying : Mainly March, April


Common.

1882  Small Seraphim  Pterapherapteryx sexalata

Flying : Mainly in June and July - though some occur in May and in August

Most common in the Southern half of England and in Wales

1883  Yellow-barred Brindle  Acasis viretata

Two generations : May, June and in August

Most common in the Southern half of England and in Wales

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Photo of  Satyr Pug  by Graeme Davis

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