Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Tortricidae   Checklist Number: 49.028

Syndemis musculana   Hübner, [1799]

Dark-barred Twist

A scarce moth found in a variety of habitats so may well prove more common. An attractive moth when fresh but can become difficult to identify when worn. An overwintering species which can be found on the wing from early evening from June to October and in the following spring when the full-grown larvae pupate