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15.070 (BF348)

Sandhill Midget   

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

Life cycle

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

Larval foodplants

Creeping Willow.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of a leaf-mines found in Southerness dunes, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 21st July 1982.

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1982
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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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