65.011.1 (1655) Poplar Lutestring Tethea or scotica (Tutt, 1888)

Status
Resident? Rare.
 
Flight period
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History
One was trapped at Kirkton on 11th July 1994. The second was trapped twenty years later at Rigg of Torr (VC73) on 14th June 2014.
 
Life cycle
One generation. Overwinters as a pupa. Larvae are present mid July to September.
 
Larval foodplants
Aspen and other poplars.
 
Identification
The more numerous wavy, thick cross-lines on the forewing will help to separate it from similar looking species.
 
Habitat
Broadleaved woodland with Aspen.
 
Recorders' notes
Specimen or quality photo required for record acceptance.
We are unsure about what race would be involved; whether it would be the nominate or the Scottish race.
© Peter Norman, Rigg of Torr, 14 June 2014

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