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16.022 (BF443)

Brown Pine Ermel   

Cedestis subfasciella
Adult: 1
Resident. Rare.

See also Moth of the Week (06/02/2020)

Life cycle

Larvae present poss July-August, December-April, mining the needles.  Adults fly March-July, August-October.

Larval foodplants

Pine species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 25th June 2000.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2000 2015

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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