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30.003 (BF660)

Orange-headed Tubic   

Agnoea josephinae
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

 Recording method

Flies in the evening and night. Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present July-April.  Larva feeds in a portable case made from a folded-over section of leaf.  Adults June-August.

Larval foodplants

Decaying leaves.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Kirkconnell, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 4th July 1977 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1977

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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