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49.056 (BF1019)

Coast Shade   

Cnephasia conspersana
Adult: 4
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light

Life cycle

Larvae: May-June.  Adults:  July-August.

Larval foodplants

Many herbaceous plants, particularly Asteraceae and Rosaceae.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Portling, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 25th July 1983 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimens at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Wigtownshire was found at Dunskey Castle on 27th July 1999, with the Dumfriesshire first occurring in 2016.

12 record(s) from 7 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2019 2017
49.056 Cnephasia Conspersana
49.056 Cnephasia Conspersana
49.056 Cnephasia Conspersana
49.056 Cnephasia Conspersana49.056 Cnephasia Conspersana

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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