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Ochreous Pug
Eupithecia indigata

(Hübner, 1813) 1844 / 70.171

A fairly common resident across the region.

A species of coniferous woodland, parks and gardens where pines grow.

Overwinters as a pupa, adults come readily to light.

Note The small size, rather plain colouring and large discal spot should distinguish this species.

Recorded in 67 (48%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 8-10mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Larch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
13/07/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84
18/06/20222VC36 - HerefordshireSO74
11/06/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSO97
10/06/20221VC37 - WorcestershireSP06
07/06/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ84

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