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49.032 (BF990)

Northern Grey Twist   

Zelotherses unitana
Adult: 4
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: April-June in spun leaves.  Adults: June-August.

Larval foodplants

Many herbaceous plants.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Beattock, Dumfriesshire, sometime between the years 1979-1990, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Dalshangan at Dundeugh on 28th June 2000.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 1979

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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