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32.011 (BF704)

Broom Flat-body   

Agonopterix scopariella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present June-July, feeding in a terminal shoot or spun leaves. Adults August-May.

Larval foodplants

Broom, Tree Lupin.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish, Dumfriesshire, on 26th February 1976 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire came from near Dalry on 14th August 1997.

21 record(s) from 10 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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