Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Phycitodes saxicola Vaughan, 1870
Small Clouded Knot-horn

Family: Pyralidae
Checklist Number: 62.059

Rare and first recorded on South Uist in 2009. The only other record for the Outer Hebrides was from St. Kilda in 1959. Active from June to August

Common Ragwort Senecio jacobaea is the main foodplant

Phycitodes saxicola
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