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49.349 (BF1242)

Dark Gorse Piercer   

Grapholita internana
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-March in the pods.  Adults: April-June.

Larval foodplants



The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Barnkirk Point, Annan, Dumfriesshire, on 30th May 2014.

3 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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