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18.003 (BF465)

Grey-streaked Smudge   

Plutella porrectella
Adult: 1
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae present April and June.  Adults fly April-October.

Larval foodplants

Dame’s Violet


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at the Wood of Cree, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 25th June 2005 during a Scottish Entomologists’ gathering, while the the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Dornockbrow on 14th August 2011.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 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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