Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Eupithecia nanata
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 nanata
Public Records: 4
Specimens with Barcodes: 18
Species With Barcodes: 1
The Narrow-winged Pug (Eupithecia nanata) is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species can be found all over Europe including Russia (North to Kola Peninsula) and the Ukraine. In the Alps it occurs up to 2200 metres and the Pyrenees to 2400 meters above sea level.The species prefers dry or boggy heathlands.
The wingspan is 13–17 mm. Eupithecia nanata is a variable species.The forewings are pointed.The ground colour of the forewings ranges from gray to brown to yellowish-brown. In the midfield a contrasting dark lateral band sets itself apart: it initially runs at right angles from the costa. The black discal spot is sometimes unclear. There is a marginal white wavy line, which continues on the hind wings. These are partially paler than the forewings and have a small black discal spot.The fringes are brindled grey or brown and white.
The moths fly from March to September depending on the location.
- Eupithecia nanata nanata
- Eupithecia nanata gelidatoides Warnecke, 1951 Iceland
- Eupithecia nanata zebrata Wolff, 1929 Faroe Islands
- Eupithecia nanata kozhantschikovi Wehrli, 1929 new status Eupithecia kozhantschikovi
The scientific name of the species is from the Latin language. nanus is a dwarf 
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