Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Carpatolechia notatella Hübner, [1813]
Sallow-leaf Groundling

Family: Gelechiidae
Checklist Number: 35.150

Rare and first recorded on South Uist in 2010 with only two prior records for the Outer Hebrides. Prefers heathland and open woodland where it can be found during May and June

Willow Salix species are the preferred foodplants

Carpatolechia notatella
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