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Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellata Wingspan 18-20mm. Colourful and brightly marked little moth. The narrow wings are spread flat at rest with both forewings and hindwings visible. Adult has marbled reddish-brown and slate-grey forewings, and similar zones of colour on hindwings. Flies May–July. Larva feeds within Foxglove flowers. Widespread and common, particularly in south and west.
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Foxglove Pug Eupithecia pulchellata Wingspan 18-20mm. Colourful and brightly marked little moth. The narrow wings are spread flat at rest with both forewings and hindwings visible. Adult has marbled reddish-brown and slate-grey forewings, and similar zones of colour on hindwings. Flies May–July. Larva feeds within Foxglove flowers. Widespread and common, particularly in south and west.

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Date: 6 Apr 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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