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GeometridaeInchworms
Larentiinae


Eupithecia absinthiata
Wormwood Pug

Phylo: 910426
Hodges:   7586.1
Size: WS: 15 - 30 mm
Range: (Can): Alaska, Yukon, and all provinces except Lab, PEI.
Range: (NA): MPG range and flight data
Range: (World): Holarctic
Season: (BC): Jun - Aug.
Food: Polyphagous: Cannabidaceae, Yarrow, Wolfsbane, Wormwood (Mugwort), Aster, Heather, Thistle, Snakeroot, Saxifrage, Ragwort, Goldenrod, Chamomile.
Comments: unconfirmed ID.
Takes taxonomic and common names from Wormwood, Artemisia absinthium, used to brew Absinthe. Until recently Absinthe, wrongly believed to be exceptionally addictive, was banned in North America and most of Europe.




2019-08-16



Local Data

Observations: 1 record(s)
Year(s) recorded: 2019
First flight: Aug 16
Last flight:


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