70.173 .... B&F 1825
Lime-speck Pug Eupithecia centaureata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....Common at many sites throughout Nottinghamshire, often including urban areas.
Photographed at Lound Wood July 2010   Photographed at Eakring Meadows August 2003
Early stages                            
Full grown larva. Photographed on Ragwort Senecio sp at Budby South Forest September 2010
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lime-speck Pug
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Mark Dennis (Colwick Park Bird Reports 1993-2001). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Phil Cadman. Meg Skinner. Ian Blackmore-Allen. NBGRC. Melanie Newman. Martin Gray. Graham Birkett. Ian Ellis. Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields. Brian Wetton. J.T. Radford.

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Updated January 2024
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