Family: Geometridae

70.179 Wormwood Pug Eupithecia absinthiata

There are 590 county records of 919 individuals from 121 different sites. First recorded in 1829.

Individual records comprise of: [915 Adult] [4 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
3
Jun
78
Jul
643
Aug
170
Sep
4

Earliest: 05 May 2003 - Latest: 01 Sep 2015

Historical Abundance

2018
29
2017
30
2016
26
2015
38
2014
19
2013
52
2012
24
2011
19
2010
37
2009
100

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
467 (767)
VC68
123 (152)

Similar Species

1832 Currant Pug Eupithecia assimilata
1833 Bleached Pug Eupithecia expallidata

Status Grade 3

Larval food plants

Canadian Goldenrod Solidago canadensis
Common Ragwort Senecio jacobaea
Golden-rod Solidago virguarea
Mugwort Artemesia vulgaris
Sea Aster Aster tripolium
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium
Yarrow Achillea millefolium

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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