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15.044 (BF324)

Rowan Midget   

Phyllonorycter sorbi
Adult: 4
Leaf Mine: R
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

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

Larval foodplants

Rowan, Bird Cherry, occasionally Common Whitebeam or Japanese Quince Chaenomeles japonica.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway were found at unknown sites in Dumfriesshire and Kirkcudbrightshire by persons unknown prior to 1985 (BRC/MOGBI data), with the Wigtownshire first being of leaf-mines found at Glenwhan Gardens, Dunragit, on 17th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet.

24 record(s) from 18 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 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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