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70.067 (BF1747)


Anticlea derivata
Adult: 1
Resident, common, widespread. Widespread throughout Britain.


Very distinctive.

Life cycle

One generation. Overwinters as a pupa. Larvae are present May to July.

Larval foodplants



Rides and edges of open woodland, hedgerows and gardens.


First recorded for Dumfries and Galloway for VC73 at Dalskairth, near Dumfries by Lennon who stated that it was ‘not common’, for VC73 in  1910 at Corsemalzie by Gordon and for VC72 not until 1971 at Newlands, north of Dumfries by Duncan.

284 record(s) from 28 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2011 2022 2021
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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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