Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Crocallis elinguaria Linnaeus, 1758
Scalloped Oak

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.241

Two records from South Uist of this mainly woodland moth which flies during July - August

A wide range of trees and shrubs are used by the larvae including hawthorns Crataegus, Blackthorn Prunus spinosa, Silver Birch Betula pendula, oaks Quercus, Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum and heather Calluna

Crocallis elinguaria
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