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  Grey Pug Eupithecia subfuscata  

B&F: 1837

ABH: 70.190

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Common.

Primary Habitat: General occurrence.

Flight Period: Single brooded in May and June.

Observations: The Fineshade Rothamsted light trap running in woodland for seven years in the 1990’s returned twenty-six moths, two of which were the melanic form obscurissima. The occurrence of a second brood in this county seems to be rather exceptional.

L.O.N.: 1907. Many localities. Common.

First Record: 1902, Victoria County History.