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Beautiful Marbled
Eublemma purpurina ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Erebidae: Boletobiinae
2409a / 72.074

Similar West Midlands Species: None
Forewing: 26-30mm
Flight: Double-brooded on the continent; May to June and August to September
Foodplant:   Thistles
Nat Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A rare migrant.

A species of open and disturbed ground.

No evidence of overwintering, Adults may be seen by day or may be attracted light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2016.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
14/08/2020136SO55 - Bodenham & Pudlestone
30/08/2016136SO52 - Hoarwithy & Llangarron
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