Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Eucosma hohenwartiana [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Bright Bell

Family: Tortricidae
Checklist Number: 49.266

A scarce species found in machair-type habitat from June to August. In the larval stageit may be confused with Eucosma cana as they have a foodplant in common

The larvae feed on several plants including Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra

Eucosma hohenwartiana
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