41.003 Wakely's Dowd Blastobasis lacticolella Rebel, 1940

Family
Blastobasidae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Powfoot on 5th July 1997 during a 'Grey Daggers' Moth Group field meeting.
Other sites: Bowhousepark, Connansknowe near Kirkton, Courance, Crichton Campus in Dumfries, Eskrigg NR at Lockerbie, Heathhall Plantation, Holmhead on Lochar Moss.
 
VC73
First was found at Mullock Bay on 22nd August 2003 during a 'Grey Daggers' Moth Group field meeting.
Other sites: Arndarroch, Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Auchenskeoch, Carsluith, Castlehill Point, Clifton, Colvend, Dalbeattie, Kippford, Knockman Wood, Mersehead RSPB, Milton, Old Torr, Palnackie, Sandgreen, Threave Estate NTS.
 
VC74
First was found at Torrs Warren on 26th June 2005 during a Scottish Entomologists' meeting.
Other sites: Airyolland Lodge on Luce Bay, Cairnhead, Chapel Finian, Chippermore Point, Garheugh, Glenstockadale near Leswalt, Kilstay, Philip & Mary.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
Fresh or dead plants, fruit, dead insects, bird droppings.
 
Identification
 
Habitat
Wide range of habitats.
 
Recorders' notes
From Madeira. First recorded in Britain in Kent in 1946.
© Valerie Harrison, Glenstockadale, 11 May 2011
© Alison Robertson, Bowhouse Park, 24 October 2013

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