Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Caradrina clavipalpis Scopoli, 1763
Pale Mottled Willow

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.095

A rare species with one recent record from Benbecula 2006 although more widely reported in the past. Active from May to October

Seeds of cereals, plantain Plantago and Garden Peas Pisum sativum feed the larvae

Caradrina clavipalpis
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