70.157 (1853) Oak-tree Pug Eupithecia dodoneata Guenée, [1858]

Status
Resident? Rare.
 
Flight period
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History
First record is of one caught at Auchencairn on 3rd June 2002, with the second caught and photographed at Caerlaverock WWT on 10th May 2008. During a Grey Daggers field meeting another was caught at Carsluith in early May 2011.
 
Life cycle
One generation. Overwinters as a pupa. Larvae are present late June to early August.
 
Larval foodplants
Mature Hawthorn.
 
Identification
Care required to separate from other 'pugs.'
 
Habitat
Mature woodland, shelterbelts and hedgerows.
 
Recorders' notes
Quality photo or specimen required for record acceptance.
© Peter Cranswick, Caerlaverock WWT, 10 May 2008

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