63.064 Common Grey Scoparia ambigualis (Treitschke, 1829)

Family
Crambidae: Scopariinae.
 
Status
Resident. Common.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found in Eskdale during 1887 by H. H. Corbett.
Other sites: Many.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found in Colvend parish during 1870 by Francis Buchanan White.
Other sites: Many.
 
VC74
First was found at Corsemalzie on 14th June 1897 by the Gordon brothers.
Other sites: Many.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification
Great care required to separate from other Scoparia.
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
Goater et al (2005) gives no flight time at all as to help with this species, where as in Goater (1986) he states May-June for the typical form and July-August for the moorland form atomalis.
© Valerie Harrison, Glenstockadale, 24 June 2011

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