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49.167 (BF1068)

Silver-striped Marble   

Celypha rivulana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: May-June on flowers and terminal shoots, often causing them to wilt.  Adults: June-August.

Larval foodplants

Many herbaceous plants and, occasionally, shrubs and trees.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Kirkconnell Flow NNR, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 8th July 1978 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at an unknown site by a person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data).

13 record(s) from 9 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2000 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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