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49.090 (BF1015)

Brassy Twist   

Eulia ministrana
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light

Life cycle

Larvae: July-April between two leaves spun as an open tube.  Adults: May-July.

Larval foodplants

Various trees and shrubs, also Blaeberry.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Tynron, Dumfriesshire, by Sir Arthur Duncan on 10th June 1944, who found the first for Kirkcudbrightshire at Kirkconnell Flow NNR on 16th June 1978, both specimens now at National Museums Scotland.

45 record(s) from 20 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2021
49.090 Eulia Ministrana
49.090 Eulia Ministrana
49.090 Eulia Ministrana49.090 Eulia Ministrana

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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