2.005 Small Birch Purple Eriocrania salopiella (Stainton, 1854)

Family
Eriocraniidae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at an unknown site by person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data).
Other sites: Connansknowe near Kirkton.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found on Betula on 22nd June 1996 during a Scottish Entomologists' meeting.
Other sites: Baren Lock near Sandyhills, Deer Range, Wood of Cree.
 
VC74
No records.
 
Life cycle
Mine season is during May and June.
 
Larval foodplant
Birch.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
We would appreciate any further details of the above VC72 record.
© Richard Mearns, Kirkton, 30 April 2014

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