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63.076 (BF1289)

Eyed Veneer   

Euchromius ocellea
Adult: 1
Migrant. Rare.


Distinctive white-edged black spots along the outer edge of the forewing.

Recording method

Attracted to light.

Flight period


Larval foodplants

Grasses and farmed grains. Not known to breed in the UK.




First for Scotland and Dumfries & Galloway was caught at a window at The Crichton Institution in Dumfries on 6th September 1865 by William Lennon and later verified by H. G. Knaggs. It was the third record for Great Britain (Trans. Dumf. & Gall. Nat. Hist. Antiq. Soc. (Series 1) 4: 14).

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1865
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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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