1.003 Yellow-barred Gold Micropterix aureatella (Scopoli, 1763)

Family
Micropterigidae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Langholm on 17th May 1964 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Beattock, Castle Wood at Caerlaverock, Devil's Beef Tub layby, Tynron.
 
VC73
First was found at High Camer Wood on 28th May 1967 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Black Sea Wood, Doach Burn at Palnackie, Hannaston Wood, Kirkconnell Flow NNR, Lochaber Loch, Mossdale - Loch Skerrow disused railway, Red Haven Bay, Sandgreen.
 
VC74
First was found at an unknown site by person unknown prior to 1996 (MOGBI data).
Other sites: Burrow Head.
 
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Recorders' notes
We would appreciate any further details of the above VC74 record.
© Alison Robertson, Castle Wood, 12 May 2011

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