2.001 Common Oak Purple Dyseriocrania subpurpurella (Haworth, 1828)

Family
Eriocraniidae. 
 
Status
Resident. Common. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found on the Drumlanrig Estate on 18th May 1975 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, specimen now at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: Castle Wood at Caerlaverock, Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish, Connansknowe near Kirkton, Duncow, Eskrigg NR at Lockerbie, Kelhead Flow, Maxwelton House.
 
VC73
First was of a leaf-mine found at Parton on 14th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet.
Other sites: Carsfad near Dalry, Carsluith, Castramont Wood SWT, Craigend in Mabie Forest, Hannaston Wood, Holme Glen at Garplefoot, Ken-Dee Marshes RSPB, Lochaber Loch, Loch Trool, Ravenshall Point, Threave Estate NTS, Torr Wood.
 
VC74
First was of a leaf-mine found at Glenwhan Gardens at Dunragit on 17th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet.
Other sites: Mochrum Loch.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
Oak. 
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes

© Richard Mearns, Duncow, 21 April 2014

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