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32.016 (BF696)

Black-spot Flat-body   

Agonopterix propinquella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present July-August, at first mining a leaf the feeding in a web along the midrib.  Adults September-July.

Larval foodplants

Spear Thistle, Creeping Thistle.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Glenluce, Wigtownshire, on 24th April 1954, the specimen now at National Museums Scotland, while the first record for Dumfriesshire was trapped at Dornockbrow on 15th June 2011, with the Kirkcudbrightshire first being caught on Barcloy Hill on 13th August 2013.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1954 2018 2018
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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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