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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 65 (46%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 8-10mm
Flight: April - May
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Larch
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
02/06/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ51
31/05/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP18
27/05/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
25/05/20201VC39 - StaffordshireSK04
25/05/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSP06

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