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45.021 (BF1507)

Dowdy Plume   

Stenoptilia zophodactylus
Adult: 2
Resident? Rare.

Recording method

Easily disturbed by day.

Life cycle

Larvae: June-April.  Adults: May-November.

Larval foodplants

Common Centaury, Yellow-wort.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found on Centaury at Rascarrel Bay, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 19th August 2012 and verified by K. P. Bland.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2012
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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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