Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Rhigognostis annulatella Curtis, 1832
Coast Smudge

Family: Plutellidae
Checklist Number: 18.005

A distinctive and rare species of coastal grassland. The adults overwinter and this species can therefore be found from July to April

Scurvygrass Cochlearia officinalis and Hairy Bittercress Cardamine hirsuta are the main larval foodplants

Rhigognostis annulatella
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