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15.048 (BF328)

Upland Midget   

Phyllonorycter junoniella
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: A
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

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

Larval foodplants

Cowberry, especially on small plants growing amongst heather.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown prior to 1985 (BRC/MOGBI data), while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Minnigaff on 28 September 2011. No records from Wigtownshire.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2014 2000

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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