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49.230 (BF1151)

White-blotch Bell   

Epinotia trigonella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: June-July in a folded leaf or between spun leaves, usually at the end of a shoot. Adults: August-September.

Larval foodplants

Birch species, favouring small trees.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Closeburn, Dumfriesshire, on 6th September 1970 by Sir Arthur Duncan, who found the first for Kirkcudbrightshire at Kirkconnell on 12th September 1977, both specimens at National Museums Scotland.

29 record(s) from 17 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2016
49.230 Epinotia Trigonella
49.230 Epinotia Trigonella
49.230 Epinotia Trigonella49.230 Epinotia Trigonella

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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