44.001 Twenty-plume Moth Alucita hexadactyla Linnaeus, 1758

Family
Alucitidae. 
 
Status
Resident. Common. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish on 23rd September 1977 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Many.
 
VC73
First was found at Portling on 6th September 1978 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Many.
 
VC74
First was found in Newton Stewart on 19th July 1990.
Other sites: Many.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
Honeysuckle. 
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes


© Keith Naylor, Edingham, 25 August 2006

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  • Butterfly Conservation - Macro-moth provisional distribution for the British Isles (excluding the Republic of Ireland) from the National Moth Recording Scheme
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