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49.188 (BF1099)

Bordered Marble   

Endothenia marginana
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Occasionally comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: September-April in the seeds, either externally or internally according to the foodplant.  Adults: May-June, July-September in overlapping broods.

Larval foodplants

Teasel, Betony, Hemp-nettle spp, Lousewort spp, Yellow-rattle, Ribwort Plantain.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was netted at Holmhead on Lochar Moss, Dumfriesshire, on 23rd August 2013, while the first for Wigtownshire was of a male and female netted at Glassoch on 27th August 2013.

5 record(s) from 4 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2013 2021 2016

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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