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49.370 (BF1224)

Inverness Piercer   

Pammene luedersiana
Adult: 4
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-August in a reddish-brown spinning of dead leaves but feeding on a green leaf to which the brown spinning is attached.  Adults: May-June.

Larval foodplants

Bog Myrtle.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of three netted at Longbridge Muir, Dumfriesshire, on 29th April 2014 and verified by K. P. Bland.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2014
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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