19.007 Cocksfoot Moth Glyphipterix simpliciella (Stephens, 1834)

Family
Glyphipterigidae: Glyphipteriginae. 
 
Status
Resident. Local. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Locharbriggs on 3rd April 1981 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen now at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: Browhouses, Caerlaverock, Moffat, Tynron.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Abbey Burn Foot on 30th May 1965 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Bargrug Sandpit, Barlocco, Cardoness Wood, Doach Burn at Palnackie, Gutcher's Isle, Hannaston Wood, Kenmure Holms SSSI, Kippford, Knowetop Lochs SWT, Lagganmullan, Mersehead RSPB.
 
VC74
First was found at The Forest in late June 1989 by E. F. Hancock.
Other sites: Newton Stewart, Port Castle Bay, Portpatrick, South Barnkirk, Torrs Warren.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes


© Keith Naylor, Kippford, 16 June 2006
© Richard Mearns, Browhouses, 26 May 2014

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