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63.085 (BF1300)

Scarce Grass-veneer   

Crambus pratella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.


Smaller and narrower longitudinal streak than the similar Crambus lathoniellus.

Recording method

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

Flight period

Late May-August.

Larval foodplants





The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Monreith, Wigtownshire, during July 1899 by K. J. Morton, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found on Auchencairn Bay on 16th June 2004. No records from Dumfriesshire.

9 record(s) from 5 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2020 2019

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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