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49.162 (BF1064)

Roseate Marble   

Celypha rosaceana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: May-June on the roots.  Adults: June-September.

Larval foodplants

Perennial Sow-thistle, Prickly Sow-thistle, Dandelions


The first for Scotland and Dumfries & Galloway was found near Monreith, Wigtownshire, during July 1899 by K. J. Morton, specimen at National Museums Scotland.

2 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2006

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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