70.177 .... B&F 1828
Satyr Pug Eupithecia satyrata (Hübner, [1813])
Status ..... There are three subspecies of this Pug occupying various parts of the UK, but only Eupithecia satyrata ssp. satyrata has been recorded in Nottinghamshire and only from two sites. The moth below was trapped at the Idle Valley NR in July 2018, by members of the Lound Moth Group and is only the second Nottinghamshire record of recent years, although it was not officially accepted by the county recorder.
Adult (ex-Cotgrave Forest larva) photographed April 2022
Photographed at the Idle Valley NR July 2018
Early stages                            
Full grown larva on Knapweed Centaurea nigra. Photographed at Cotgrave Forest August 2021.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Satyr Pug
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sheila Wright (Nottinghamshire macro moth report 2003). Lound Moth Group. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated December 2022

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