Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Lacanobia thalassina Hufnagel, 1766
Pale-shouldered Brocade

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.264

A scarce species flying between May - July. Found on moorland, scrubby areas and gardens where it can be attracted to sugar

The larvae favour a range of woody plants including oaks Quercus, hawthorns Crataegus and sallows Salix

Lacanobia thalassina
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