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07.001 (BF148)

Yellow-barred Long-horn   

Nemophora degeerella
Adult: 1
Resident. Common.

Recording Method

Flies in dappled sunlight, sometimes in swarms, and at dusk.

Life cycle

Larval period not clear but ends in April.  Adults: May-July.

Larval foodplants

Early feeding unknown.  Later feeds on dead leaves.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Longbridge Muir on 25th June 1977 by Sir Arthur Duncan, who also found the first for Kirkcudbrightshire at Kirkconnell Flow NNR on 16th June 1978, both specimens at National Museums Scotland.

127 record(s) from 21 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2022
Nemophora Degeerella
Nemophora Degeerella
Nemophora DegeerellaNemophora Degeerella

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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