70.149 (1815) Cloaked Pug Eupithecia abietaria (Goeze, 1781) 

Status
Resident? Rare. 
 
Flight period
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History
The first authenticated specimen was caught on Friday 13th July 2012 at Minnigaff (VC73) and verified by Roy Leverton from a photo.
 
Life cycle
Overwinters as a pupa. Larva are present from late June to mid-September.
 
Larval foodplants
Norway Spruce, other spruces, firs and larches.
 
Identification
One of the largest pugs and quite distinctive.
 
Habitat
Plantations of introduced conifers and shelterbelts.
 
Recorders' notes
Specimen or quality photo required for record acceptance.
© Gavin Chambers, Minnigaff, 13 July 2012

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