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49.159 (BF1085)

Shoulder-spot Marble   

Hedya atropunctana
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: June-October in leaves spun together to make a hollow space (Bog Myrtle) or a pod (willows and birches).  Adults: May-June.

Larval foodplants

Bog Myrtle, willow species, Blaeberry, Birch species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Clatteringshaws Loch, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 19th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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