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15.039 (BF320)

Common Oak Midget   

Phyllonorycter quercifoliella
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: R
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to MV light.

Life cycle

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

Larval foodplants

Oak species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Beattock, Dumfriesshire, on 29th May 1965 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton., who found the first for Kirkcudbrightshire at the Wood of Cree on 28th May 1967.

27 record(s) from 13 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 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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