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49.290 (BF1182)

Butterbur Bell   

Epiblema turbidana
Adult: 3
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae: August-April in the roots or in a silk-lined tunnel in the crown.  Adults: June-July.

Larval foodplants

Butterbur and possibly Winter Heliotrope.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Locharbriggs, Dumfriesshire, on 7th July 1983, specimen at National Museums Scotland.

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

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Last recorded 1983
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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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