Main: (Geometridae / Larentiinae (Eupetheciini))
70.167 [B&F: 1842a] Goosefoot Pug (Eupithecia sinuosaria) (Eversmann, 1848)


Very rare immigrant (less than 10 previous UK records) from eastern Europe, appearing in the south, now established in the Netherlands. First recorded in 1992 in Somerset and Hertfordshire, with a further example in Kent in 2005. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 18-26 mm. Unmistakable. Larva feeds on Goosefoot and Orache, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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