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  Shaded Pug Eupithecia subumbrata  

B&F: 1840

ABH: 70.189

Status: Resident.

Distribution and Abundance: Local.

Primary Habitat: Grassland.

Flight Period: Single brooded in June and July.

Localities: Kingsthorpe, Storefield Wood, Fineshade, and Castor Hanglands.

Observations: The species often occurs commonly on the limestone grassland of Collyweston Quarry and on 4 June 1988 was seen there in good numbers with fifteen moths coming to m.v. light.

L.O.N.: Unrecorded.

First Record: 1898