Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Scoparia pyralella [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Meadow Grey

Family: Crambidae
Checklist Number: 63.066

Largely a coastal species, flying in the late afternoon and evening. Small number have been recorded in South Uist.

The larval food plants have not been determined but possibly the leaves of low growing plants.

Scoparia pyralella
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