Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Caryocolum marmorea Haworth, 1828
Beautiful Groundling

Family: Gelechiidae
Checklist Number: 35.131

A scarce coastal species, first recorded on South Uist in 2009. Active from May to August

Common Mouse-ear Cerastium fontanum and Little Mouse-ear C. semidecandrum are the two preferred foodplants

Caryocolum marmorea
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