Moth - Lime-speck Pug
Fact File
Taken at Musselburgh on 13th August 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 

 
 Moth - Lime-speck Pug.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Eupithecia centaureata.
Lepidoptera.
Geometridae.
Larval Food:
Adult Food:
Description:

Wingspan:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
A variety of flowers including Yarrow, Burdock, Heather.
Nectar rich flowers.
All the wings being largely white except for a black
blotch on the costa of the forewing.
20 - 24 mm.
Woodland.
Summer - Autumn.