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15.061 (BF340)

Broom Midget   

Phyllonorycter scopariella
Adult: 3
Leaf Mine: L

Recording method

Can be dislodged by beating the foodplant during the day.

Life cycle

Mines: September-May, a narrow mine in the green bark usually on small bushes.  Adults fly June-August.

Larval foodplants



First record for Dumfries and Galloway was an adult netted near Carsphairn on 9 July 2015.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2015
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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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