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07.012 (BF141)

Sandy Long-horn   

Nematopogon schwarziellus
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Flies at dawn and from late afternoon to dusk.  Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae July-April, adults April-July.

Larval Foodplants

Dead leaves.




The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Palnackie, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 29th May 1965 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, who also found the first for Dumfriesshire at Moniaive on 5th June 1966.

15 record(s) from 10 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2015

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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