Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Ochsenheimeria urella Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1842
Variable Stem-moth

Family: Ypsolophidae
Checklist Number: 17.015

Rare and first recorded on the Outer Hebrides in 2010. This small subfamily has characteristic elongated scaled on the antennae. Can be found by day when sunny. Active from July to August

The larvae use a range of grass species

Ochsenheimeria urella
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