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  Plain Pug Eupithecia simpliciata  

B&F: 1842

ABH: 70.166

Status: Resident.

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.