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28.004 (BF636)

Northern Tubic   

Denisia similella
Adult: 1
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Flies and dawn and dusk and comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present September-April.  Adults June-August.

Larval foodplants

Several species of bracket fungus, and a wide variety of fungi under the bark of dead trees.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 4th July 2001, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Tynron Juniper Wood on 25th June 2015.

3 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2001 2015
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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