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49.193 (BF1104)

Blotched Marble   

Endothenia quadrimaculana
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: August-May in the roots and underground stem.  Adults: June-September.

Larval foodplants

Marsh Woundwort; occasionally on Spear Mint or possibly Hedge Woundwort.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Killantringan Lighthouse, Wigtownshire, on 24th August 1914 by the keeper D. A. Mowat, while the first for Dumfriesshire was found at Castlehill in Kirkmahoe parish on 8th July 1976 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland, with the Kirkcudbrightshire first being found near Dalry on 26th July 2001.

48 record(s) from 20 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021 2022 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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