Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Nycterosea obstipata Fabricius, 1794
Gem

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.047

A rare autumn migrant to the Outer Hebrides this species has been found on just three occasions between 10th October - 19th November

Little is known about the larval diet in the wild though the species is unlikely to breed in the Outer Hebrides where it would be unable to overwinter

Nycterosea obstipata
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