70.157 .... B&F 1853
Oak-tree Pug Eupithecia dodoneata (Guenée, 1857)
Status .....Relatively common over much of central Nottinghamshire and presumably in woodland across much of the county, although it appears that there are few published records from sites elsewhere. Occasionally turns up at gardens MV light traps.
Photographed at Market Warsop April 2019
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter April 2010   Photographed at Eakring Meadows April 2003
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Oak-tree Pug
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. NBGRC. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Martin Gray. Lound Moth Group. Iain Leach and Kate Harte (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields.

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Updated January 2021

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