Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Hydriomena ruberata Freyer, [1831]
Ruddy Highflyer

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.076

An uncommon species In Scotland it is found in the west and central areas; the very similar May Highflyer predominates in the east. Prefers open wooded areas and can be found from May to June

Eared Willow Salix auritais preferred foodplant but other willow species are used

Hydriomena ruberata
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