Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Rheumaptera hastata Linnaeus, 1758
Argent & Sable

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.120

A rare species with only record from South Uist in 2011 and an older one from Lewis. Found from May to June

Bog Myrtle Myrica gale and possibly birch Betula are the main larval foodplants

Rheumaptera hastata
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