Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Carsia sororiata Hübner, 1813
Manchester Treble-bar

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.191

Rare and possibly overlooked to a degree because of the remote moorland habitat it prefers. Seen on both North and South Uist in 2011. Active from July to September

The larval food plants are Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus, Cowberry Vaccinium vitis-idaea and Cranberry Vaccinium oxycoccos

Carsia sororiata
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