Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Catoptria pinella Linnaeus, 1758
Pearl Grass-veneer

Family: Crambidae
Checklist Number: 63.099

It has a sporadic and infrequent distribution on the Scottish mainland and was first recorded on the Outer Hebrides in 2010. Prefers damp habitats where it is active from July to August

Various grasses are the main foodplants

Catoptria pinella
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