63.038 Mother of Pearl Pleuroptya ruralis (Scopoli, 1763)

Family
Crambidae: Spilomelinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Common. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish on 29th August 1972 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Many.
 
VC73
First was found at Kirkconnell on 7th August 1977 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.
Other sites: Many.
 
VC74
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Quhillart Meadow on 19th June 1895 by the Gordon brothers.
Other sites: Many.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification


Habitat


Recorders' notes

© Keith Naylor, Mersehead RSPB, 22 July 2005

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