Thursday, 4 June 2009

Rannoch Looper, Itame brunneata

The photo below is of the first VC30 record of Rannoch Looper, Itame brunneata. It was trapped at Eaton Ford on 30th May by Tony Lawrence and was part of a small influx to SE England. the larva is a bilberry feeder and is resident in Scotland but only occurs in sounthern England as a rare migrant. Photo by Melissa Banthorpe.

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