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70.040 Scotopteryx mucronata - Lead Belle

Lead Belle (Scotopteryx mucronata)
Lead Belle (Scotopteryx muc...

Species account from Moths of Glamorgan
(Gilmore, Slade & Stewart, 2009):

Univoltine, flying from May to early July in open country, especially heaths and moorland. Also found in low numbers at some coastal locations including Lavernock and south Gower. It can be beaten from cover by day and comes sparingly to light.



10km Distribution Map

Blue squares represent records from before 2000, Red squares are post 2000 records.

Tetrad Distribution Map

Blue squares represent records from before 2000, Red squares are post 2000 records.

  = pre 2000 records
  = post 2000 records (inclusive)

Moth Records (1 to 50 of 99)

Site Gridref Quantity Date Recorder More Info
Alun Valley (east) SS911757 1 26 May 2012 George M. Tordoff
Pengwern SS532916 1 27 May 2018 Barry Stewart
Lavernock LNR ST185682 3 21 May 1998 Mike Powell
Little Hills SS5492 1 26 Jun 1997 "Barry Stewart, Sandra Stewart"
Cefn Hirgoed (Junction 36 M4) SS910832 2 20 Jun 2001 "David Gilmore, Mike Powell"
"Maesteg, Blaencaerau Farm" SS8694 2 13 Sep 2007 Martyn Hnatiuk
"Waterfall Terrace, Resolven" SN824018 1 03 Jun 2011 Jenny Colley
Blackhills Stream 1km square SS5791 2 23 May 2004 Barry Stewart
"Nant-y-Mynydd (west), Sarn Helen" SN8407 2 07 Jun 2003 Barry Stewart
"Caerau, Maesteg" SS855944 1 Jul 1997 Martyn Hnatiuk
"Waterfall Terrace, Resolven" SN824018 1 29 May 2010 Jenny Colley
"Mynydd Aberdar (Old Settlement), Merthyr" SO0105 1 24 May 1998 Barry Stewart
Cefn Bryn (central) SS5089 8 23 Jun 2010 David Painter
"XX Maesteg, Mynydd Caerau (west) XXX DO NOT USE XX" SS8794 1 31 May 2009 Martyn Hnatiuk
Taff's Well ST1283 1 14 Jun 1932 W.E. Cox
Blackhills Stream 1km square SS5791 1 12 Jun 1997 Barry Stewart
Lavernock LNR (north) ST1868 2 23 May 2004 David Gilmore
Oxwich NNR (central) 1km square SS5087 1 14 Jun 1977 D.O. Elias
Oxwich NNR (central) 1km square SS5087 1 26 Jul 1980 Nature Conservancy Council
"The Mayhouse, Sandy Lane, Gower" SS547890 6 05 Jun 2001 Sian Musgrave
Lavernock Point ST1868 1 19 Aug 1999 David Gilmore
"Ty'n-y-Coedcae, Merthyr" SO0107 1 17 Jun 2003 "Barry Stewart, Dean Bolt"
Bargoed Coal Washery SO0906 2 20 May 1999 "Barry Stewart, Sandra Stewart"
"Maesteg, Mynydd Bach (west)" SS8592 1 21 Jun 2009 P. Parsons
Fairwood Common SS5691 1 27 May 2004 Greg Jones
Old Castle Down (west) SS8975 10 19 Jun 2000 "David Gilmore, Mike Powell"
"Maesteg, Mynydd Bach (summit)" SS8692 2 28 Jun 1997 Paul Parsons
Lavernock LNR ST185682 5 28 May 1996 "David Gilmore, Mike Powell"
"Maesteg, Cwmfelin" SS8689 1 26 Jun 2005 "Paul Parsons, Martyn Hnatiuk"
Lavernock LNR ST185682 1 01 May 1997 David Gilmore
Little Garth ST1282 1 30 May 1933 W.E. Cox
"The Mayhouse, Sandy Lane, Gower" SS547890 1 03 May 2002 Sian Musgrave
Moorlakes Wood SS5690 1 02 Jul 1996 Barry Stewart
"Glen Moor, Reynoldston, Gower" SS468909 1 17 Jun 2002 David Painter
Merthyr Tydfil (G. Fleming) SO0406 0 1900 to 1927 George Fleming
Cwmbach - Garden SO024016 0 20 May 1984 Mark Pavett
Broughton Burrows SS41679288 1 27 May 2017 Mike Cram
"Maesteg, Foel-y-Dyffryn (north)" SS8494 1 24 May 2007 Martyn Hnatiuk
Lavernock Point ST1868 3 06 Sep 1999 David Gilmore
Margam Discovery Centre SS808855 0 04 May 2016 Fliss Mann
Llanwonno forestry ST020975 1 03 Jul 2001 Richard Wistow
"The Mayhouse, Sandy Lane, Gower" SS547890 3 19 Jun 2001 Sian Musgrave
Cwm-twrch Isaf SN7610 1 09 Jun 2000 Gwyn Roberts
"XX Maesteg, My. Caerau (s)XXX DO NOT USE XX" SS8893 1 31 May 2009 Martyn Hnatiuk
Whiteford NNR SS445950 0 1976 Ian Tilotson
Port-Eynon Point SS4684 2 27 Jun 2000 Barry Stewart
"Maesteg, Mynydd Bach (west)" SS8592 1 09 Jul 2005 Paul Parsons
Cwm Ivy Tor SS435940 0 1979 "I. Tillotson, R.G. Warren"
Alun Valley (west) SS9075 1 28 May 2018 George Tordoff
Fairwood Common SS5691 1 09 Jun 2005 G.H. Jones

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Lead Belle (Scotopteryx mucronata)
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