Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Blastobasis lacticolella Rebel, 1940
Wakely's Dowd

Family: Blastobasidae
Checklist Number: 41.003

An introduced species that is now well established in the Britain. First recorded on South Uist in 2009. It is active from May to July

The larvae will feed on decaying vegetation and other plant material

Blastobasis lacticolella
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