45.044 Common Plume Emmelina monodactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family
Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae.
 
Status
Resident. Common.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Connansknowe near Kirkton on 24th October 1997.
Other sites: Dornockbrow, Glencaple, Langyards Wood near Glencaple, Shore Cottages in Caerlaverock WWT, Wallamhill House in Kirkton.
 
VC73
First was found at Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay on 14th July 2002.
Other sites: Carsluith, Dalbeattie, Dalbeattie Forest, Kippford, Kirkcudbright, Minnigaff, Old Torr, Palnackie, Sandgreen.
 
VC74
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at The Forest during June 1989 by E. F. Hancock.
Other sites: None.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification
Having used Plant (2011) to identify to family level, the other key feature are the spurs on the hindlegs, those on the abdomen side are twice as long as those on the outside.
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
© Keith Naylor, Kippford, 29 March 2011 

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