35.146 Large Groundling Teleiopsis diffinis (Haworth, 1812)

Family
Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae. 
 
Status
Resident. Local. 
 
Flight period
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VC72
The MOGBI distribution map records it for the VC without further details, sometime between 1961-2001. The first confirmed record was found at Connansknowe near Kirkton on 5th August 1998, specimen at National Museums of Scotland. This probably relates to the same record.
Other sites: Courance, Holmhead on Lochar Moss.
 
VC73
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Portling on 6th September 1978 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Kippford, Mersehead RSPB.
 
VC74
First was found at Torrs on 30th August 1983 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums of Scotland.
Other sites: None.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification
 
 

Habitat

 
 

Recorders' notes

© Keith Naylor, Mersehead RSPB, 18 August 2006
© Brian Henderson, Courance, 5 September 2013

Local distribution map

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  • Butterfly Conservation - Macro-moth provisional distribution for the British Isles (excluding the Republic of Ireland) from the National Moth Recording Scheme
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