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02.006 (BF11)

Small Spring Jewel   Washed Purple

Eriocrania cicatricella
Adult: 4
Leaf Mine: R
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Flies in sunshine.

Life cycle

Mines: April-May.  Adults fly in April.

Larval foodplant

Birch species.


The first record for Dumfries & Galloway was netted on Kelhead Flow, Dumfriesshire, on 20th April 2014 and determined by K. P. Bland.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2018

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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