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63.091 (BF1307)

White-streak Grass-veneer   

Agriphila latistria
Adult: 1
Resident. Rare.


A reddish-brown moth with an extended white longitudinal streak that extends most of the length of the moth.

Recording method

Attracted to light.

Flight period


Larval foodplants

Grasses, particularly bromes.


Dry and sandy habitats.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Torrs on 11th September 1982 by Sir Arthur Duncan, the specimen at National Museums Scotland. No records from Dumfriesshire or Kirkcudbrightshire.

10 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013
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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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