31.001 Long-horned Flat-body Carcina quercana (Fabricius, 1775)

Family
Peleopodidae. 
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was of one caught at Closeburn on 18th August 1970 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish, Castle Loch at Lochmaben, Castle Wood at Caerlaverock, Courance, Lochwood Oaks, Shinnel House.
 
VC73
First was found at Bargaly Lodge on 21st July 1992.
Other sites: Castramont Wood, Clifton, Knockman Wood, 
Mersehead RSPB, Milton, Old Torr, Threave Estate NTS.
 
VC74
First was found at Logan Botanical Gardens on 11th August 2011.
Other sites: None.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
Oak and Beech. 
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
Woodland.
 
Recorders' notes
Although superficially resembling a tortrix species, the long antennae give it away.
© Keith Naylor, Threave Gardens NTS, 30 July 2011

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