62.001 Bee Moth Aphomia sociella (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family
Pyralidae: Galleriinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Common. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish on 1st July 1978 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Many.
 
VC73
First was found at Mersehead RSPB on 20th July 1996.
Other sites: Many.
 
VC74
First was found at Newton Stewart on 23rd July 1990.
Other sites: Many.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
Feeds on honeycombs. 
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes

Female © Peter Norman, Auchencairn, 28 July 2011
Male © John Clark, Sandgreen, 17 July 2013

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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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