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08.003 (BF131)

Common Bright   

Incurvaria oehlmanniella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Flies in sunshine; occasionally comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae August-March, adults May-July.

Larval foodplants

Blaeberry, Cloudberry, occasionally Cornus species or Prunus species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Kirkcudbrightshire by a person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data), while the first for Wigtownshire was found at West Glenstockadale, on 6th June 2012, with the Dumfriesshire first being found at Holmhead on Lochar Moss on 9th May 2014.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2012 2022 2018

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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