Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Noctuidae   Checklist Number: 73.368

Naenia typica   Linnaeus, 1758


Three records from South Uist where it was first found in 2010. A species of woodland, gardens and hedgerows where it flies during June - July. Caterpillars feed upon a wide range of woody and herbaceous plants including willow Salix species and willowherbs Epilobium species