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35.150 (BF768)

Sallow-leaf Groundling   

Carpatolechia notatella
Adult: 3

Recording method

Can be disturbed from willows by day.  Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present August-October, either beneath the down on the underside of a leaf (often curling the leaf edge) or between joined leaves.  Adults fly May-July.

Larval foodplants

Willows, particularly Eared Willow, Goat Willow and Grey Willow.


First record for Dumfries & Galloway was an adult netted at Ringdoo Point, Wigtownshire, on 30 July 2019.

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2019
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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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