1845 Pimpinel Pug (Eupithecia pimpinellata)

Single-brooded, overwinters as a pupa

Recorded size of fully grown larvae - 22 to 24mm

Usual larval stage late July to mid-October

Adult forewing - around 11 to 12mm. Flies June to July

Larval foodplants : In the seed capsules of Burnet Saxifrage (Pimpinella saxifraga)

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