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49.183 (BF1108)

Smoky-barred Marble   

Lobesia abscisana
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: June, August-September, in the shoot.  Adults: April-May, June-August.

Larval foodplants

Creeping Thistle.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found on Auchencairn Bay, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 13th July 2010.

3 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2010 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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