Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Platyptilia isodactylus Zeller, 1852
Hoary Plume

Family: Pterophoridae
Checklist Number: 45.006

A scarce moth with only two records for the Outer Hebrides prior to 2009. A species of damp places found from June to August

The larvae feed on the flowers, stems and leaves of Marsh Ragwort Senecio aquaticus

Platyptilia isodactylus
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