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07.005 (BF145)

Small Long-horn   

Nemophora minimella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording Method

Flies in sunshine and rests on the flowers of the foodplant.

Life cycle

Larvae present  August-April; adults July-August.

Larval foodplants

Devil’s-bit Scabious


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Cleugh SSSI, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 26th June 2000.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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