Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Geometridae   Checklist Number: 70.241

Crocallis elinguaria   Linnaeus, 1758

Scalloped Oak

Two records from South Uist of this mainly woodland moth which flies during July - August. A wide range of trees and shrubs are used by the larvae including hawthorns (Crataegus), blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), silver birch (Betula pendula), oaks (Quercus), honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) and heather (Calluna) species