Identification of Pugs

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Identification of Pugs

Postby SteveMcBill on Fri Apr 03, 2009 10:17 am

Identification of Pugs:

Pugs can be extremely difficult to identify, especially the LBJs (Little Brown Jobs) and because many of those caught are old, worn and/or rubbed often the only reliable way is to undertake a genitalia dissection and examination (see the Lepidoptera Dissection Group over at:

For the times when pristine examples of pugs are caught it is hoped that the following photographic table, produced by Shane Farrell (Cheshire County Macro-moth Recorder), will help (the file is attached below:

Steve :)
Shane Farrel Pug Identification Mar 2009.pdf
Photographic table of Pug moths to aid identification - a PDF file for printing.
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Pugs Photos March 2009 - 2Mb.jpg
Photographic table of Pug moths to aid identification - a JPG graphic file.
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