48.001 Common Nettle-tap Anthophila fabriciana (Linnaeus, 1767)

Family
Choreutidae: Choreutinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Common. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was published in Stephens (1834) with the Rev. William Little recording it at Raehills.
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 of larvae found on nettle on 25th April 1954 at Torrs Warren by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Many.
 
Life cycle
 
Larval foodplants
Nettle. 
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes

© Keith Naylor, Kippford, 26 June 2004

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