Rare moth for first time in Scotland


Lobesia abscisana, male

From The Scotsman:

Rare moth causes hearts to flutter

A RARE moth has been discovered on the Scottish mainland for the first time.

The micromoth Lobesia abscisana was discovered at St Cyrus Nature Reserve in Aberdeenshire.

The species is common in the south of England, but in Scotland had only ever been found in Shetland.

Bogong moths‘ mass migration near Sydney, Australia: here.

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