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  White-spotted Pug Eupithecia tripunctaria  

B&F: 1835

ABH: 70.160

Status: Resident. 

Distribution and Abundance: Common.

Primary Habitat: Woodland.

Flight Period: Double brooded from May to August.   

Observations: The Fineshade woodland Rothamsted light trap recorded nineteen examples of this species from 1995 to 2000 none of which were the melanic form angelicata. In my experience this form is generally more frequently encountered than this in Northamptonshire.

L.O.N.: 1906. Geddington Chase, Brigstock. Not common.  

First Record:  1906, Wallis.