Outer Hebrides

Falseuncaria ruficiliana Haworth, 1811
Red-fringed Conch

Family: Tortricidae
Checklist Number: 49.142

Scarce and although not recorded on South Uist until 2010 it is probably under-recorded. A heather moorland species active from May to June

The larvae inhabit and consume seed capsules. Favoured species include Primrose Primula vulgaris and Lousewort Pedicularis sylvatica

Falseuncaria ruficiliana