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45.030 (BF1513)

White Plume   

Pterophorus pentadactyla
Adult: 1
Resident. Common.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: August-May.  Adults: May-August.

Larval foodplants

Bindweed species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Bargaly Lodge, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 7th July 1992, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Kirkton on 15th July 1993, with the Wigtownshire first being found at Drumantrae Bay on 10th July 2011.

119 record(s) from 22 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2011 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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