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49.146 (BF1089)

Short-barred Marble   

Apotomis semifasciana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light and sugar.

Life cycle

Larvae: May-June on catkins and later in spun leaves.  Adults: July-August.

Larval foodplants

Willow species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Monreith, Wigtownshire, on 15th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found on Auchencairn Bay on 12th July 2010, with the Dumfriesshire first being found at Eskrigg Nature Reserve at Lockerbie on 16th July 2011.

8 record(s) from 7 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2010 2021 2011

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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