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GHOST MOTH Hepilais humuli          UK BAP(Research only) species
Fairly common in suitable habitat. Undocumented perception of decline in some areas.
Top image is the male, second image the female.
Picture of mating pair © Karen Munro Picture of larva © Mark Pewtress

Scottish Status:
Common - stable. UK Status:Common
There has been no long-term change in UK distribution and abundance (cf: Atlas of Britain & Ireland's Larger Moths)
First and last flight dates recorded in Caithness: 9th June to 9th August

MAP: black dots last record pre 2000 blue dots last record 2000 to 2009 red dots last record 2010 to 2019









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