Thyme Pug Eupithecia distinctaria - Distribution map

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70.172 BF1843

Thyme Pug Eupithecia distinctaria

Herrich-Schäffer, 1848

Wingspan 16-18 mm.

A scarce and local species, inhabiting mainly limestone or chalky districts, and rocky seaside localities. It flies in June and July, and can be attracted to light.

The larvae feed on the flowers of thyme (Thymus spp.).

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