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35.145 (BF0775)

Barred Groundling   

Neotelphusa sequax
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Can be found amongst the foodplant by day.  Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae present April-June. Larva feeds in a spun shoot, often drawn together into a ball.  Adults fly June-August.

Larval foodplants

Common Rock-rose.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Balcary Point, Kirkcudbrightshire, during 2014.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2014

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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