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


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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