Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Eupithecia venosata Fabricius, 1787
Netted Pug

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.155

A rare species with only one recent record (2016). Associated with coastal areas and the single generation is on the wing from May to June.

The larvae feed in the seed capsules of sea campion (Silene uniflora.)

Eupithecia venosata
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