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15.034 (BF315)

White Oak Midget   

Phyllonorycter harrisella
Adult: 1
Leaf Mine: R
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Mines: June-July and September-October.  Adults fly April-June, July-September.

Larval foodplants

Oak species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of a leaf-mine found at Kirkinner, Wigtownshire, on 6th October 1963 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton, who found the first for Kirkcudbrightshire at Doach Burn, near Palnackie, on 30th May 1965, who then found the Dumfriesshire first on the Drumlanrig Estate on 18th May 1975.

9 record(s) from 8 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1963 2018 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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