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Species Account for Eupithecia absinthiata

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Eupithecia absinthiata  (Clerck, 1759)
Wormwood Pug
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Geometridae

larva feeding on Michaelmas Daisy petals Copyright: Robert Smith

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National status: Common

Additional Phenology Data


Wormwood Pug 2
Wormwood Pug 2
larva feeding on Michaelmas Daisy petals
larva feeding on Michaelmas Daisy petals
Wormwood Pug.
Wormwood Pug.

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Eupithecia absinthiata on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 66 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

no structural habitat data available

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 11 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Eupithecia absinthiata

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