Family: Geometridae Sub-family: Larentiinae
Wingspan: 17-23 mm
Flight time: Two generations, April-August
Habitat: Verges, waste ground, farmland, woods
Foodplant of first generation of larvae is unknown. Second generation feeds on flowers of Golden-rod (Solidago virgaurea) and Ragwort.
Similar: Grey Pug
Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. August 2010