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32.010 (BF710)

Sallow Flat-body   

Agonopterix conterminella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present May-July, feeding in a spun terminal shoot.  Adults fly June-September.

Larval foodplants

Willow species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish, Dumfriesshire, on 15th July 1983 by Sir Arthur Duncan, the specimen now at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at an unknown site by a person unknown prior to 2001 (MOGBI data).

4 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1961 2020

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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