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45.006 (BF1502)

Hoary Plume   

Platyptilia isodactylus
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.


Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-August, September-May.

Larval foodplants

Marsh Ragwort


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Barsalloch Point, Wigtownshire, on 23rd August 2003, while the the first for Dumfriesshire was found on Racks Moss on 4th October 2013. Further records followed in 2015 at Glencaple, one in June, two August and one October.

7 record(s) from 4 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2003 2018 2013
45.006 Platyptilia Isodactylus
45.006 Platyptilia Isodactylus
45.006 Platyptilia Isodactylus

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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