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63.081 (BF1294)

Inlaid Grass-veneer   

Crambus pascuella
Adult: 1
Resident. Common.


Thick and straight white longitudinal streak with pale hind wings.

Recording method

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

Flight period

June-early August.

Larval foodplants





The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Monreith, Wigtownshire, during July 1899 by K. J. Morton, specimen at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Colvend on 8th July 1951, with the Dumfriesshire first being found at Lochar on 28th June 1974, both by Sir Arthur Duncan, with both specimens at National Museums Scotland.

215 record(s) from 49 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 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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