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62.074 (BF1421)

Large Tabby   

Aglossa pinguinalis
Adult: 1
Resident? Rare.


Distinctive tabby colouration.

Recording Method

Most commonly found in or near buidlings in the field but is attracted to light.

Flight period

June to September.

Larval food

Refuse of hay, animal feed and cereals.


Neglected farm buildings, barns and stables.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Monreith, Wigtownshire, on 30th July 1899 by K. J. Morton, specimen at National Museums Scotland. No other records.

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

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Last recorded 1899
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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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