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63.069 (BF1342)

Narrow-winged Grey   

Eudonia angustea
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.


The narrow forewings are an aid to identification.

Recording method

Attracted to light. Often disturbed in the field.

Flight period

Mid June-October

Larval foodplants



Many habitats but mainly coastal.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Killantringan Lighthouse, Wigtownshire, on 18th August 1914 by D. A. Mowat the keeper, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Bargaly Lodge on 29th September 1992, with the Dumfriesshire first being found at Caerlaverock WWT on 11th September 2015.

35 record(s) from 18 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2021 2016

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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