70.168 .... B&F 1846
Narrow-winged Pug Eupithecia nanata (Prout, 1938)
Status ..... A heathland and moorland species which is occasionally recorded from gardens. Not surprisingly, this moth is more or less confined to the Sherwood Forest area, where the larva can be swept from Heather quite readily.
Photographed at Sherwood Forest September 2008   Photographed at Sherwood Forest July 2008
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed at Budby South Forest September 2010.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Narrow-winged Pug
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Colin Watkin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Cadman. David Hursthouse. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Lound Moth Group. Martin Gray.  Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results).

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Updated September 2023

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