Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Crambidae   Checklist Number: 63.064

Scoparia ambigualis   Treitschke, 1829

Common Grey

An uncommon species first recorded on South Uist in 2009. it is probably under-recorded as it can be confused with similar species. Active from May to June. Moss and possibly associated organic detritus are used by the larvae as a food resource