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70.279 (BF1957)

White-pinion Spotted   

Lomographa bimaculata
Adult: 1
Resident, scarce, local. Widespread in England and Wales. Limited in Scotland to scattered records from Dumfries and Galloway and parts of the Central Belt.



Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

One generation. Overwinters as a pupa. Larvae present late June to late August.

Larval foodplants

Blackthorn and hawthorns.


Woodland, gardens, hedgerows and scrub.


First recorded for Dumfries and Galloway as recently as 1997 for VC73 in Cally Woods, Gatehouse by Peter Norman, in 2006 for VC74 at Forest Moor by  A W Ewing, and in 2009 for VC72 at Caerlaverock by Richard Mearns.

77 record(s) from 19 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2008 2022 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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