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16.020 (BF441)

Hawthorn Ermel   

Paraswammerdamia nebulella
Adult: 4
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae present September-June, in a thick web on leaves.  Adults fly June-October.

Larval foodplants

Hawthorn species, Rowan, sometimes Rose species or Cotoneaster horizontalis.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Bargennan, Wigtownshire, on 18th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet, who found the first for Dumfriesshire at Holywood on 19th July 1994, with the Kirkcudbrightshire first being found at an unknown site by a person unknown prior to 1996 (MOGBI data).

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1994 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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