Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae (Eupetheciini))
70.151 [B&F: 1817] Foxglove Pug (Eupithecia pulchellata) Stephens, 1831

 

Common in woodland, calcareous grassland, embankments and waste ground throughout the British Isles. Widespread and common in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 18-22 mm. The main confusion species is Toadflax Pug E. linariata: in Foxglove Pug, the outer edge of the central cross-band is kinked at the costa, while in Toadflax Pug the central cross-band is gently curved at the costa. Larva feeds within flowers of Foxglove, over-wintering as a pupa.

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