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49.088 (BF1056)

Northern Button   

Acleris lipsiana
Adult: 3
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae: June-July in a tube formed of spun leaves.  Adults: August-May.

Larval foodplants

Bog Myrtle, Blaeberry, Cowberry, birch species, apple species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site by person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data).

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1950
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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