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48.002 (BF388)

Small Twitcher   

Prochoreutis myllerana
Adult: 4
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: May-June, July-August initially in a mine then in a web on the leaves.  Adults: May-June, July-August.

Larval foodplants

Skullcap and Lesser Skullcap.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Hannaston Wood, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 21st June 1996 during a Scottish Entomologists’ gathering, while the the first for Dumfriesshire was found at The Tooks, Kirkton, on 3rd August 2014.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2017 2021 2021
48.002 Prochoreutis Myllerana
48.002 Prochoreutis Myllerana

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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