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49.272 (BF1193)

Saltmarsh Bell   

Eucosma tripoliana
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: September-May in spun flowers and seed-heads.  Adults: June-September.

Larval foodplants

Sea Aster.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Dornockbrow, Dumfriesshire, on 9th July 2011.

9 record(s) from 4 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2015 2022 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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