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49.269 (BF1197)

Marbled Bell   

Eucosma campoliliana
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: August-May in the seeds, sometimes burrowing into the stem.  Adults: May-September.

Larval foodplants

Common Ragwort.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was published in Stephens (1834) with the Rev. William Little recording it at Raehills, Dumfriesshire, while the first for Wigtownshire was found at Torrs on 13th August 1983 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland, with the Kirkcudbrightshire first being found near Dalry on 26th July 2001.

97 record(s) from 23 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2022 2022
49.269 Eucosma Campoliliana
49.269 Eucosma Campoliliana
49.269 Eucosma Campoliliana49.269 Eucosma Campoliliana

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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