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63.084 (BF1298)

Heath Grass-veneer   

Crambus ericella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.


A darker veneer with a broken longitudinal streak and pale streak along the top.

Recording method

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

Flight period

Late May-July.

Larval foodplants



Heathland and moorland.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found on the Bennan, near Merrick, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 28th June 2009, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found on Tarras Rig on 1st July 2011. No records from Wigtownshire.

15 record(s) from 11 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2011

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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