49.239 Moorland Bell Epinotia mercuriana (Frölich, 1828)

Family
Tortricidae: Olethreutinae.
 
Status
Resident. Rare.
 
Flight period
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VC72
Five were netted on Upper Coomb Craig on 14th August 2012.
Other sites: Loch Fell, Lowther Hill, Nether Coomb Craig, Queensberry Shoulder, Swatte Fell.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Carlin's Cairn on 11th August 2000.
Other sites: Cairnbaber, Clint of the Spout at Cairnsmore of Fleet, Coo Lochans near Craignelder, Coran of Portmark near Carsphairn, Darnaw near Clatteringshaws, Goat Burn pools near Meaul, Knick of Clashneach at Cairnsmore of Fleet, Merrick.
 
VC74
No records.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
Upland.
 
Recorders' notes
© Richard Mearns, Cairnbaber, 25 July 2012

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