Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Tethea or Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
Poplar Lutestring

Family: Drepanidae
Checklist Number: 65.011

An uncommon woodland species found from late May to July. The name derives from four wavy cross-lines on the forewing

the larvae are usually found feeding on Aspen Populus tremula, between two leaves joined together. Other species of poplar may also be used

Tethea or
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