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49.065 (BF1039)

Strawberry Tortrix   

Acleris comariana
Adult: 4
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: May-June, July-August in folded or spun leaves.  Adults: June-August, August-November.

Larval foodplants

Marsh Cinquefoil, Strawberry species, Water Avens.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Lochaber Loch, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 23rd September 1996, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Kirkton on 11th September 2011, with the Wigtownshire first being found in Lady Bay near Loch Ryan on 15th September 2012.

29 record(s) from 13 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2021 2015

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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