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63.080 (BF1293)

Garden Grass-veneer   

Chrysoteuchia culmella
Adult: 1
Resident. Abundant.


Distinctive straw coloured c shape at the rear of the forewings.

Recording method

Attracted to light. Commonly disturbed from vegetation in the field.

Flight period

Late May-early September

Larval foodplants





The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Monreith, Wigtownshire, during July 1899 by K. J. Morton, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Tynron on 2nd June 1951 by Sir Arthur Duncan, who also found the Kirkcudbrightshire first at Portling on 17th June 1971, both specimens at National Museums Scotland.

774 record(s) from 66 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2022 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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