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16.014 (BF436)

Copper-tipped Ermel   

Pseudoswammerdamia combinella
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae present July-September.  Blotch mine in lower leaf, then in a thick web, often several larvae in the same web.  Adults fly April-July.

Larval foodplants



The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Kirkcudbrightshire by a person unknown prior to 30th June 1996 (MOGBI data).

2 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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