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15.016 (BF297)

Gold-dot Slender   

Euspilapteryx auroguttella
Adult: 1
Leaf Mine: A

Life cycle

Larvae present June, September-October.  Initial tortuous gallery leads to a blotch, after which the larva feeds in a leaf spun downwards into a twisted cone.  Adults fly April-October.

Larval foodplants

St John’s Wort (Hypericum)species

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022
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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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