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04.099 (BF34)

Large Birch Pigmy   

Ectoedemia occultella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mines: August-November.  Adults: June-July.

Larval foodplants

Birch species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway were found at unknown sites in Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire by persons unknown prior to February 1975 (MOGBI data).

6 record(s) from 6 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2021 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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