Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Noctuidae   Checklist Number: 73.038

Acronicta psi   Linnaeus, 1758

Grey Dagger

A woodland species so a restricted range in the Outer Hebrides. Most records have come from the woods on Lewis. A larva was recently (2016) found on Barra . Not a fussy eater and can be found on many broadleaved species