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49.109 (BF937)

Common Yellow Conch   

Agapeta hamana
Adult: 1
Resident. Common.

Recording method

Comes to light

Life cycle

Larvae: August-April in the roots.  Adults: May-September.

Larval foodplants



The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Monreith, Wigtownshire, during July 1899 by K. J. Morton, specimen now at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Kirkton on 7th July 1996, with the Kirkcudbrightshire first being found at the Southwick Coast SWT reserve a week later on 14th July 1996.

103 record(s) from 27 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2022 2021
49.109 Agapeta Hamana
49.109 Agapeta Hamana
49.109 Agapeta Hamana49.109 Agapeta Hamana

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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