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49.266 (BF1200)

Bright Bell   

Eucosma hohenwartiana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: Autust-May in the flower-head or seed-head.  Adults: May-August.

Larval foodplants

Common Knapweed.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Livingstone, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 21st July 1963 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, who found the first for Dumfriesshire at Penpont on 3rd August 1975, with the Wigtownshire first being found at Glenluce on 6th July 1984 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.

46 record(s) from 19 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2016 2013 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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