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49.294 (BF1175)

Bramble Shoot Moth   

Notocelia uddmanniana
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-June.  Overwinters near base of stem.  In spring in a terminal shoot spun into a large bunch.  Adults: May-September.

Larval foodplants

Rubus species (Brambles etc)


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was caught at MV light at Holywood, Dumfriesshire, on 19th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found on Auchencairn Bay on 14th June 2004, with the Wigtownshire first being found at The Forest during July 2006.

116 record(s) from 25 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2018 2022 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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