Outer Hebrides

Platyptilia isodactylus Zeller, 1852
Hoary Plume

Family: Pterophoridae
Checklist Number: 45.006

A scarce moth with only two records for the Outer Hebrides prior to 2009. A species of damp places found from June to August

The larvae feed on the flowers, stems and leaves of Marsh Ragwort Senecio aquaticus

Platyptilia isodactylus