Geometridae: Larentiinae

08477 Haworth's Pug Eupithecia haworthiata, Doubleday, 1856

BF1813 (ABH70.146)


General Information

This species can be identified by its diagnostic orange or yellowish abdomen.


Pupates on the ground.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Both sexes come to light.
Often disturbed during day

Forewing length: 8-9mm.
Foodplant(s): Traveller's-joy (Clematis vitalba), clematis (Clematis spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Open woodland and hedgerows, chalky or limestone downs.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Slender Pug Eupithecia tenuiata
Lead-coloured Pug Eupithecia plumbeolata

Larva Type:
Grey, green, black, brown, pink
No. of Proleg Pairs: