Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Opisthograptis luteolata Linnaeus, 1758
Brimstone Moth

Family: Geometridae
Checklist Number: 70.226

Uncommon species found in mixed habitat including open scrub and hedgerows from May to July

Hawthorn Crataegus and Blackthorn Prunus spinosa are favoured but quite a range of other trees and shrubs are used by the larvae

Opisthograptis luteolata
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