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Species Eupithecia lariciata - Larch Pug - Hodges#7548.2

1585 Eupithecia lariciata 7548.2 - Eupithecia lariciata 1775 Eupithecia cf. E. lariciata 7548 - Eupithecia lariciata Eupithecia lariciata 7548.2 - Eupithecia lariciata Eupithecia lariciata Eupithecia - Eupithecia lariciata
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species lariciata (Larch Pug - Hodges#7548.2)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Fir Needle Inchworm, larch pug
Explanation of Names
Author: Freyer, 1841
Widely distributed in the British Islands
In the UK the larvae feed mostly on larch
Life Cycle
It overwinters as a pupa
Introduced from Europe
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