Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Xylocampa areola Esper, 1789
Early Grey

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.069

A number of recent records of this species which flies between March - May. Can be found in gardens, bushy areas or even hillside gullies if its foodplant is present

Honeysuckles Lonicera are the foodplant

Xylocampa areola
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