63.068 Moorland Grey Eudonia murana (Curtis, 1827)

Family
Crambidae: Scopariinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Local. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Tynron on 5th July 1944 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Barony College at Parkgate, Coomsfell End near Langholm, Effgill near Bentpath, Heathhall Plantation, Holmhead on Lochar Moss, Ironhurst on Lochar Moss, Kelhead Flow, Longbridgemuir.
 
VC73
First was found at Carsfad near Dalry on 28th May 2000.
Other sites: Arndarroch at Kendoon, Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Brough at New Galloway, Edingham, Glenlee, Threave Gardens NTS, Wood of Cree.
 
VC74
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found on White Dyke Moor at Corsemalzie on 13th June 1899 by the Gordon brothers.
Other sites: Alticry, Chapel Finian, Chippermore Port, The Forest.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
Mosses. 
 
Identification


Habitat
Moorland and mountain.

Recorders' notes

© Lisa Ferguson, Glenlee, 19 June 2011

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