Tortricidae : Olethreutinae
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Similar West Midlands Species
Endothenia oblongana
Downland Marble
Endothenia marginana
Bordered Marble
Approx Length (c. 9.5mm) Wingspan (15-19mm)
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Endothenia gentianaeana
Teasel Marble

(Hübner, 1799)1097 / 49.186

Fairly common resident.

Dipsacus fullonum with larva feeding from September to May, on the pith in the seedheads, not entering the seeds, and pupating in situ.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 47 (34%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1879.
Last Recorded in 2020.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: 15-19mm
Flight: May - August
Foodplant:   Teasel
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
04/11/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO66 -
04/11/2020+VC37 - WorcestershireSO66 -
09/09/2020+VC37 - WorcestershireSP04 -
06/02/20201VC37 - WorcestershireSO87 -
02/02/20201VC40 - ShropshireSJ40 -
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