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47.001 (BF478)

Yellow-spotted Lance-wing   

Phaulernis fulviguttella
Adult: 1
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Rests in sunshine on flowers of the foodplant.

Life cycle

Larvae: September-October in spun seeds.  Adults: June-September.

Larval foodplants

Hogweed, Angelica or Scots Lovage.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Torrs Warren, Wigtownshire, on 16th August 1984 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Crossdykes Knowe, Baillie Hill, during 2016.

4 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2014 2016

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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