2.004 Mottled Purple Eriocrania sparrmannella (Bosc, 1791)

Family
Eriocraniidae.
 
Status
Resident. Rare.
 
Flight period
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VC72
The first for Dumfriesshire was netted in Duncow Woods on 21st April 2014.
Other sites: None.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Kirkconnell Flow NNR on 21st May 1979 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Wood of Cree.
 
VC74
No records.
 
Life cycle
Mine season is during June to August.
 
Larval foodplant
Birch.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
© Richard Mearns, Duncow, 21 April 2014

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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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