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49.229 (BF1154)

Large Sallow Bell   

Epinotia caprana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: April-June in spun terminal leaves.  Adults: July-October.

Larval foodplants

Willow species, Bog Myrtle and Lodgepole Pine.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Locharbriggs, Dumfriesshire, on 29th July 1983 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Cleugh SSSI on 22nd June 1996 during a Scottish Entomologists’ gathering.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2006 2018
49.229 Epinotia Caprana
49.229 Epinotia Caprana
49.229 Epinotia Caprana

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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