Prev Flights Rec Search
Beautiful Marbled
Eublemma purpurina ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Erebidae: Boletobiinae
2409a / 72.074
Photo © Mark Ward,  11/09/2023 - Dersingham

View all 38 photos >

Tetrad Map
Google Map

Similar Species: None
Forewing: 10-15mm
Flight: Double-brooded on the continent; May to June and August to September
Foodplant:   Thistles
Red List:
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Status
Rare immigrant, several records in recent years. Possible colonisation could be occurring from a large influx in 2020.

First recorded in Dorset 2001, only identified from a set specimen during an influx of this previously unrecorded species in 2004.

Occurring in mainland Europe, the larvae feed on Creeping Thistle, no evidence of breeding in the UK.

New for Norfolk in August 2016, trapped at Filby (D. Hipperson, 25/08/16)

Five recorded in 2018 - Eccles-on-Sea (N. Bowman, 27/07/18) New for VC28 at Holme Dunes (G. Hibberd, 13/10/18) and two at Heampstead-by-Holt (A. Wallis, 13/10/18, 15/10/18) Lyng (R.Holt, 20/10/18)
Several in recent years with over 30 records in 2020!

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 20 (27%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2016.
Last Recorded in 2023.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
11/09/2023128TF63Dersingham
08/09/2023127TG12Brandiston
08/09/2023127TG20Stoke Holy Cross
06/09/2023127TG32Neatishead / Barton Broad
06/09/2023127TG20Mulbarton
01/09/2023+27TG14Sheringham
19/06/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
22/09/2022127TG11Costessey
21/09/2022127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
12/09/2022128TF63Snettisham
Further info: Eublemma purpurina
 
UK Moths
British Lepidoptera
NBN Atlas
Moth Dissection UK
Svenska fjarilar
Lepiforum.de
Bedfordshire Moths
Cambs Moths
Devon Moths
Dorset Moths
Essex Field Club
Hants Moths
Herts & Middx Moths
Huntingdon HMBG
Kent Moths
Norfolk Moths
Somerset Moths
Suffolk Moths
Upper Thames Moths
West Midlands Moths
Yorkshire Moths
Norfolk Moths (Full)
Back Record Home
iMoths V14.3 HD © Lepidoptera UK 2024
This web app requires necessary cookies to function correctly. We'd also like to set Google analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept all cookies. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this will affect how the website functions. Cookies Policy