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63.021 (BF1379)

Golden-rod Pearl   

Anania terrealis
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.


A dark mauve-brownish moth.

Recording method

Attracted to light.

Flight period


Larval foodplants



Coastal and rocky habitats.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found in Colvend and Rockcliffe parish, Kirkcudbrightshire, during 1871 by Francis Buchanan White, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Kirkton on 24th June 1997. No records from Wigtownshire.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1870 1997
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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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