|1846 ~ Narrow-winged Pug ~ Eupithecia nanata|
Fairly common. A well distributed species, but apart from moorland sites where it's more common, always found in low, single numbers.
Wingspan : M & F, 17-20mm.
Moorland, heathland and occasionally gardens.
Flowers of heather.
Overwinters as a pupa in a cocoon in loose soil. Larva mid June-late September.
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Photo by PRW, 19th May 2010, Commins Coch
Photo by MDH, 21st July 2012, Llanfechain