Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Anthophila fabriciana Linnaeus, 1767
Common Nettle-tap

Family: Choreutidae
Checklist Number: 48.001

Commonly found from may to September. On sunny days they can be seen in good numbers around nettles but also other plants such as Corn Marigold

The favoured foodplant is the Common Nettle Urtica dioica

Anthophila fabriciana
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