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14.002 (BF266)

Daisy Bent-wing   

Bucculatrix nigricomella
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Flies in the evening.

Life cycle

Mines: July, September-April.  Adults fly April-June, July-August.

Larval foodplants

Ox-eye Daisy.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 16th June 2002.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2020

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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