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70.249 [B&F: 1929] Rannoch Brindled Beauty (Lycia lapponaria) (Boisduval, 1840)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Na) in bogs, moorland and heathland, in the central Scottish Highlands. Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 31-34, female wingless. Female may be confused with female Belted Beauty L. zonaria, but in L. lapponaria the abdomen has a median line of orange markings. Larva feeds on Bog-myrtle, Bilberry, Eared Willow, Heather, Bell Heather and Cross-leaved Heath, over-wintering as a pupa.

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