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04.072 (BF19)

Four-spot Pigmy   

Bohemannia quadrimaculella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mine: probably in leaf-buds of the foodplant, moving from bud to bud.  It is not known in which months the larvae are found but the period includes May at least.  Adults fly July-August.

Larval foodplants

Common Alder.


The first for Scotland and Dumfries & Galloway was found at Loch Kindar, Kirkcudbrightshire, during 1982.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2020 2020
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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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