Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Lobesia littoralis Westwood & Humphreys, 1845
Shore Marble

Family: Tortricidae
Checklist Number: 49.185

A coastal species that is infrequently recorded. The irregular status of this species is surprising as its foodplant is widely available. Active from July to August

The main foodplant is Thrift Armeria maritima, but Bird's-foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus is also used

Lobesia littoralis
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