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16.018 (BF439)

Rowan Ermel   

Swammerdamia compunctella
Adult: 4
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae present  August-May.  Adults fly June-July.

Larval foodplants

Rowan or, occasionally, hawthorn species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Corsemalzie House Hotel, near Mochrum, Wigtownshire, on 29th June 1988 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.

3 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1989 2005
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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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