Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Tortricidae   Checklist Number: 49.066

Acleris laterana   Fabricius, 1794

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Only recorded infrequently at one site in South Uist with an additional record from Barra. Associated with scrubby habitats, woodland and gardens. Larvae feed on a range of shrubby plants and small trees such as hawthorn (Crataegus), bramble (Rubus), rowan (Sorbus) willows (Salix) and Vaccinium