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09.003 (BF136)

Raspberry Moth   

Lampronia corticella
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Flies around the foodplant, especially late afternoon.  Occasionally comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae July-May, adults May-June.

Larval foodplants

Flowers of Raspberry or occasionally other Rubus species such as Loganberry.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at The Forest, Wigtownshire, during June 1989 by E. F. Hancock, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at an unknown site by a person unknown prior to 1993 (SNH data).

7 record(s) from 5 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2019 2021 2016

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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