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49.295 (BF1178)

Summer Rose Bell   

Notocelia roborana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: April-June in a tightly-spun shoot, sometimes attacking flower-buds.  Adults: June-August.

Larval foodplants

Rose species, including cultivars.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish, Dumfriesshire, on 30th July 1978 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Ravenshall Point on 4th August 1997, with the Wigtownshire first being found at Chippermore Point on Luce Bay on 23rd July 2010.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2015 2013 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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