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49.284 (BF1186)

Colt's-foot Bell   

Epiblema sticticana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-April, at first in the roots then moving up into the flower stem in spring.  Adults: May-August.

Larval foodplants

Colt’s-foot; occasionally Winter Heliotrope.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Locharbriggs, Dumfriesshire on 11th July 1983 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2011

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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