Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Peridroma saucia Hübner, [1808]
Pearly Underwing

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.307

A rare migrant appearing in September and October. Can occur anywhere and comes to light and sugar

Larvae feed upon a range of plants such as Dandelion Taraxacum spp, docks Rumex, clovers Trifolium, and cabbages Brassica. Unlikely to be found breeding on the Outer Hebrides

Peridroma saucia
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