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74.008 (BF2422)

Green Silver-lines   

Pseudoips prasinana
Adult: 1
Resident. Common.



Recording Method.

Attracted to light.

Life cycle

One generation. Overwinters as a pupa, in a cocoon on the underside of a leaf or in a bark crevice. Larvae are present July to September.

Larval foodplants

A variety of broadleaved trees, usually oaks, birches or Beech.


Well-wooded areas, including parkland and gardens.

134 record(s) from 33 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2011 2022 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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