Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Eupithecia assimilata Doubleday, 1856
Currant Pug

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.182

Rare and not recorded in the Outer Hebrides until 2010. Active from May to June

As the name suggests, the main foodplant is Black Currant Ribes nigrum, but it also uses Hop Humulus lupulus

Eupithecia assimilata
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