1.005 Plain Gold Micropterix calthella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Family
Micropterigidae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Beattock on 29th May 1965 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Castle Wood at Caerlaverock, Dalswinton, Duncow Woods, Longbridgemuir, Moniaive, Townfoot Farm at Glencaple.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Palnackie on 28th May 1962 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.
Other sites: Auchenfad Hill, Castramont Wood, Dalbeattie Forest, Drumstinchall Moss, Glentrool Forest, Hannaston Wood, Lochaber Loch, Loch Stroan, Low Camer Wood, Torr Wood.
 
VC74
First was found at Myroch Point on Luce Bay on 13th June 2011.
Other sites: Burrow Head.
 
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Habitat


Recorders' notes

© Peter Norman, Torr Wood, Auchencairn, 22 May 2011

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