Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Geometridae   Checklist Number: 70.067

Anticlea derivata  ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)


First recorded in the Outer Hebrides on the island of Lewis in 2021. Over-wintering as pupae, the adults emerge in the spring and are on the wing from April to May. The main foodplant of the larvae is the dog-rose (Rosa canina)