Family: Geometridae

70.179 Wormwood Pug Eupithecia absinthiata

There are 628 county records of 975 individuals from 124 different sites. First recorded in 1829.

Individual records comprise of: [970 Adult] [5 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
3
Jun
82
Jul
685
Aug
179
Sep
4

Earliest: 05 May 2003 - Latest: 01 Sep 2015

Historical Abundance

2020
14
2019
42
2018
29
2017
30
2016
26
2015
38
2014
19
2013
52
2012
24
2011
19

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
494 (812)
VC68
134 (163)

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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