Bordered Pug - Eupithecia succenturiata
Wingspan 20-23 mm. A fairly easy species to identify, being one of only a few Pugs which are mainly black-and-white.
Dry pastures, suburban habitats and waste ground.
July and August.
It is widely distributed throughout England and Wales, but local in Ireland and Scotland. In a recent survey to determine the status of all macro moths in Britain this species was classified as common.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. L&R Moth Group status = A (common and resident)
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