Grey Scalloped Bar Dyscia fagaria - Distribution map

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70.292 BF1969

Grey Scalloped Bar Dyscia fagaria

(Thunberg, 1784)

Wingspan 31-40 mm.

Inhabiting open moorland, heathland and peat bogs, this species is locally distributed mainly in the north of England and Wales, in Scotland and in Ireland. It also occurs locally in the very south of England.

It flies in June and July, sometimes earlier in the south.

The larval foodplants are heather (Calluna) and heath (Erica).
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