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|Plain Pug Eupithecia simpliciata|
Distribution and Abundance: Local.
Primary Habitat: Waste ground.
Flight Period: Single brooded from June to August.
Localities: Yardley Chase, Kingsthorpe, Boughton Park and Fineshade.
Observations: Larvae were obtained sparingly on 29 August 1991 from an extensive area of goosefoot growing in a set aside field on the edge of Brookside Spinney.
First Record: 1943, Wallis.