Thyme Pug Eupithecia distinctaria
Thyme Pug Eupithecia distinctaria
Adult • Portland, Dorset • ©

70.172 BF1843
Thyme Pug Eupithecia distinctaria

Herrich-Schäffer, 1848


Wingspan 16-18 mm.

A scarce and local species, inhabiting mainly limestone or chalky districts, and rocky seaside localities.

It flies in June and July, and can be attracted to light.

The larvae feed on the flowers of thyme (Thymus spp.).
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