Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Pleurota bicostella Clerck, 1759
Light Streak

Family: Oecophoridae
Checklist Number: 28.025

A scarce moth first recorded on South Uist in 2010 with only one previous record from North Uist. A species of damp moorland and heathland found in June and July

Heath Erica species are used by the larvae

Pleurota bicostella
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