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48.003 (BF387)

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Prochoreutis sehestediana

Life cycle

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

Larval foodplants

Skullcap and Lesser Skullcap.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was an adult netted on the Almorness peninsula, Kirkcudbrighshire,  on 4 June 2022.  ID checked by gen det.

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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