Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Acleris caledoniana Stephens, 1852
Caledonian Button

Family: Tortricidae
Checklist Number: 49.064

A scarce species with a preference for moorland and boggy areas. Not well recorded here but probably reasonably common. Occurs from July to September

Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus and other moorland sub-shrubs are the larval foodplant

Acleris caledoniana
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