Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Amphipyra tragopoginis Clerck, 1759
Mouse Moth

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.064

Commonly found in a variety of habitats from July to September. A distinctive but uniform grey-brown species with three black spots on the forewing.

Numerous herbaceous plants and some trees and shrubs are used by the larvae

Amphipyra tragopoginis
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