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49.151 (BF1094)

Sallow Marble   

Apotomis capreana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: April-May in tightly-spun leaves.  Adults: May-September.

Larval foodplants

Goat Willow, Grey Willow, occasionally White Willow.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Wood of Cree, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 20th July 1979 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2003

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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