Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Eupithecia expallidata
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Eupithecia expallidata
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
The Bleached Pug (Eupithecia expallidata) is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in North-West and Central Russia, South-East Scandinavia to the North Mediterranean and West Europe including the British Isles.
The wingspan is 20–24 mm. The forewings are broad and rounded. The ground colour is pale light brown.There are two black costal stains and a large black discal stain. A fine broken black line runs around the outer margin of the forewing. The hindwings are similar and have a small discal spot.
The moth flies in July and August.
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- Richard South (1909). "The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series". Frederick Warne & Co. (Wikisource). Retrieved 26 January 2013.
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