19.014 Bittersweet Smudge Acrolepia autumnitella Curtis, 1838 

Family
Glyphipterigidae: Acrolepiinae.
 
Status
Resident? Rare.
 
Flight period
J F M A M J J A S O N D























 
VC72
First for Scotland and Dumfries & Galloway was found at a window of the The Crichton, Dumfries, on 14th August 2013; two days later tenanted mines were found on Bittersweet close by.
Other sites: None.
 
VC73
No records.
 
VC74
No records.
 
Life cycle
Two generations. 
 
Larval foodplants
Bittersweet.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
Quality photo or specimen required for record acceptance.
© Alison Robertson, Dumfries, 14 August 2013
© Alison Robertson, Dumfries, 16 August 2013

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