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15.076 (BF354)

Large Midget   

Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mines: June, September-October.  Adults: May, July-August.

Larval foodplants

Honeysuckle and Snowberry.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at at Kirkinner, Wigtownshire, on 22nd June 1989 by E. F. Hancock, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was of a leaf-mine found at Lochaber Loch on 22nd September 2001.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1989 2001

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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