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15.054 (BF333)

Phyllonorycter viminiella   

Phyllonorycter viminiella
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: R
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

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

Larval foodplants

Many willlow species.  Occasionally Aspen and White Poplar.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of leaf-mines found at Langholm, Dumfriesshire, during October 1952 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton and bred on.

9 record(s) from 7 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2019 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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