Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Abraxas grossulariata Linnaeus, 1758
Magpie

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.205

Common and often seen in June to July early in the morning fluttering weakly over heather moorland

Heather Calluna vulgaris and other moorland species are the larval foodplants

Abraxas grossulariata
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