2.007 Early Purple Eriocrania semipurpurella (Stephens, 1835)

Family
Eriocraniidae.

Status
Resident. Rare.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First record of mines from Castle Wood, Caerlaverock on birch on 8th May 2015.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was of mines found on birch on the disused railway between Mossdale - Loch Skerrow on 30th May 2012.
Other sites: None.
 
VC74
No records.
 
Life cycle
Mine season is during April and May.
 
Larval foodplant
Birch.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
© Kevin McCabe, Mossdale, 30 May 2012

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  • Butterfly Conservation - Macro-moth provisional distribution for the British Isles (excluding the Republic of Ireland) from the National Moth Recording Scheme
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