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49.001 (BF1013)

White-barred Twist   

Olindia schumacherana
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae April-June in a downward-folded leaf.  Adults June-July.

Larval foodplants

Lesser Celandine and other herbaceous plants, also Vaccinium species (Blaeberry, Cranberry, Cowberry).


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, on 10th July 1982 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at High Camer Wood on 24th June 2005.

7 record(s) from 6 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2012 2014

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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