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18.005 (BF467)

Coast Smudge   

Rhigognostis annulatella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Occasionally comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present May-June among spun flowers and leaves.  Adults fly July-April.

Larval foodplants

Common Scurvygrasses (Cochlearia officinalis agg.), Northern Rock-cress, Hairy Bitter-cress.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Monreith, Wigtownshire during July 1899 by K. J. Morton, specimen at National Museums Scotland.

6 record(s) from 6 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2014
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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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