|1830 ~ Wormwood Pug ~ Eupithecia absinthiata|
Fairly common, recorded across the county. This species and the Ling Pug are now consider to be one of the same species and are treated as such here.
Wingspan : M & F, 21-23mm.
Ling Pug, Currant Pug.
Most habitats including gardens.
The flowers of many plants of the asteraceae family..
Overwinters as a pupa in loose soil. Larva July-October.
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Photo by MDH, 4th July 2010, Llanfyllin