Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Glyphipterix forsterella Fabricius, 1781
Sedge Fanner

Family: Glyphipterigidae
Checklist Number: 19.006

This is a day-flying moth which can be found feeding the the flowers of sedges (Carex species.There are only a few records from South uist, but it is probably overlooked

The larvae feed on sedges.

Glyphipterix forsterella
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