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  Haworth's Pug Eupithecia haworthiata  

B&F: 1813

ABH: 70.146

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Local.

Primary Habitat: Woodland.

Flight Period: Single brooded in June and July.

Localities: Salcey Forest, Old Pastures, Fineshade and Werrington.

Observations: The species is under recorded and is probably well distributed amongst its foodplant the traveller’s joy throughout the county. In the past I have found the caterpillar easily by collecting tenanted flower buds; these are conspicuously marked by a black hole in the side where the larva has gained entry. This may be an easy way of increasing the known range of the species.

L.O.N.: 1907. Near Oundle. Local.

First Record: 1902,Victoria County History.