Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Mesoleuca albicillata Linnaeus, 1758
Beautiful Carpet

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.068

Mainly a southern species and into the borders, also recorded on Mull and two records from Stornoway woods. It's mainly found in woodland habitats, flying in June and July

Feeds on bramble (Rubus fruticosus), Raspberry (R. idaea) and Wild Strawberry (Fragaria vesca)

Mesoleuca albicillata
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