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49.363 (BF1228)

Black-bordered Piercer   

Pammene argyrana
Adult: 2

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: June-March in a gall, preferring spongy galls.

Larval foodplants

Oak species.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was from Blackcraig Wood, Kirkcudbrighshire, on 1 June 2021.

2 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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