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19.003 (BF396)

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Glyphipterix fuscoviridella
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Flies in sunshine.

Life cycle

Larvae present March-April.  Adults fly May-June

Larval foodplants

Field Wood-rush.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at at Kirkconnell Flow NNR, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 18th June 1979 by Sir Arthur Duncan, who also found the Dumfriesshire first at Powfoot on 26th May 1982, both specimens at National Museums Scotland.

11 record(s) from 6 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2020

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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