Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Eupsilia transversa Hufnagel, 1766
Satellite

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.210

First recorded in the Outer Hebrides in 2014 but not trapped again until 2016.
The adults appear in the autumn and overwinter before emerging in the spring Associated with moorland in northern Britain but elsewhere with woodland and scrub.

The larvae feed on the leaves on a wide rage of broadleaved trees and shrubs. When large the larvae will also prey on the larvae of other moth species

Eupsilia transversa
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