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49.111 (BF954)

Marbled Conch   

Eupoecilia angustana
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-April on spun flowers and seeds.  Adults: June-September.

Larval foodplants

Plantain species, Yarrow, Sneezewort, Wild Marjoram, Goldenrod, thyme species, Heather, Sitka Spruce.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Kirkconnell, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 4th August 1976 by Sir Arthur Duncan, who found the first for Dumfriesshire at Kettleton on 13th July 1978, with the Wigtownshire first being found by Duncan as well at Glenluce on 16th June 1984, all three specimens at National Museums Scotland.

68 record(s) from 27 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2018 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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