Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Pseudoips prasinana Linnaeus, 1758
Green Silver-lines

Family: Nolidae
Checklist Number: 74.008

First recorded for the Outer Hebrides in 2014 from Lews Castle grounds. It prefers quite dense woodland so there is no hope of it expanding its range. Flight period is June and July

Feeds on broadleaved trees with a preference for oak Quercus and birch Betula

Pseudoips prasinana
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