Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Eupithecia pusillata [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Juniper Pug

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.158

First Outer Hebrides record in 2011. Can be found on moorland, plantations, gardens or wherever its foodplant occurs. Flies from July - September

The caterpillars feed on a range of junipers Juniperis including cultivated varieties

Eupithecia pusillata
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