Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Oecophoridae   Checklist Number: 28.025

Pleurota bicostella   Clerck, 1759

Light Streak

A scarce moth first recorded on South Uist in 2010 with only one previous record from North Uist. A species of damp moorland and heathland found in June and July. Heath (Erica) species are used by the larvae