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32.007 (BF701)

Red-letter Flat-body   

Agonopterix ocellana
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.  Hibernates in dense cover, outhouses etc.

Life cycle

Larvae present June-July, feeding in a spun or rolled leaf

Larval foodplants

Willow species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Glenluce, Wigtownshire, on 12th April 1925 by J. W. Bowhill, the specimen now at National Museums Scotland, while the first record for Dumfriesshire was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish on 20th February 1976, this specimen also at National Museums Scotland, with the Kirkcudbrightshire first being trapped near Dalry on 4th June 1993.

46 record(s) from 21 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2012 2021 2019
32.007 Agonopterix Ocellana
32.007 Agonopterix Ocellana

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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