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Eupithecia abietaria (Cloaked Pug Moth)

Wikipedia Abstract

The cloaked pug (Eupithecia abietaria) is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species can be found in Europe, east to Siberia.The wingspan is 21–23 mm. The moths flies from June to July depending on the location.The larvae feed on Picea abies, Picea sitchensis and Abies procera.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Abies alba (silver fir)[1]
Abies concolor (Colorado fir)[2]
Abies procera (noble fir)[2]
Picea abies (Norway spruce)[2]
Picea glauca (Canadian spruce)[2]
Picea sitchensis (Sitka spruce)[2]
Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine)[2]
Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acalles ptinoides1
Aphelia paleana (Timothy Tortrix)1
Apodemus flavicollis (Yellow-necked mouse)1
Archips oporana4
Atolmis rubricollis (Red-necked Footman Moth)1
Bucculatrix ulmella1
Bupalus piniaria5
Certhia familiaris (Eurasian Treecreeper)1
Coccothraustes coccothraustes (Hawfinch)1
Cydia coniferana1
Deileptenia ribeata (Satin Beauty Moth)4
Dendrocopos major (Great Spotted Woodpecker)1
Ditula angustiorana (Red-barred Tortrix)1
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)1
Eupithecia indigata (Ochreous Pug Moth)2
Eupithecia intricata (Freyer’s Pug)1
Eupithecia lariciata (Larch Pug)3
Eupithecia nanata (Narrow-winged Pug)3
Eupithecia satyrata (Satyr Pug Moth)1
Eupithecia tantillaria (Dwarf Pug)4
Eupoecilia angustana1
Hydriomena furcata (July Highflyer)2
Hylaea fasciaria (Barred Red Moth)3
Hylastes ater (Black pine bark beetle)2
Hylurgops palliatus3
Laspeyria flexula (Beautiful Hook-tip)2
Loxia curvirostra (Red Crossbill)1
Lymantria monacha (Black Arches, Nun Moth)3
Micropterix tunbergella1
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)2
Olethreutes schulziana1
Pandemis cinnamomeana2
Panolis flammea (Pine Beauty)2
Piniphila bifasciana1
Prionus coriarius1
Rhyacionia pinicolana1
Sciurus vulgaris (Eurasian red squirrel)1
Stenurella melanura2
Streptopelia turtur (European Turtle-Dove)1
Thera britannica (Spruce Carpet Moth)5
Thera firmata (Pine Carpet)1
Thera obeliscata (Grey Pine Carpet Moth)3
Tomicus piniperda (common pine shoot beetle)3
Tortrix viridana (Green tortrix)1




Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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