63.072 Pied Grey Eudonia delunella (Stainton, 1849)

Family
Crambidae: Scopariinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Common. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Barony College at Parkgate on 9th July 1982 during a Scottish Entomologists' meeting.
Other sites: Connansknowe near Kirkton, Courance, Effgill near Bentpath, Eskrigg NR at Lockerbie, Glencaple, Holywood.
 
VC73
First was found at Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay on 19th July 2002.
Other sites: Auchenskeoch, Carsluith, Clifton, Clonyard, Ken-Dee Marshes RSPB, Keltonhill Wood on Threave Estate NTS, Kippford, Knockbrex, Mersehead RSPB, Milton, Minnigaff, Old Torr, Wood of Cree RSPB.
 
VC74
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Corsemalzie on 6th July 1898 by the Gordon brothers.
Other sites: Glenstockadale near Leswalt.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
Mosses. 
 
Identification
The large blackish squares on the costa should aid ID.
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes

© Pete Robinson, Carsluith, 16 July 2011

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