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49.172 (BF1073)

Large Marble   

Phiaris schulziana
Adult: 1
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: July or August to May in an 8mm-diameter silken tube.  Adults: June-August.

Larval foodplants

Crowberry, Heather, Bearberry.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found near Dumfries, during 1860 by William Lennon; this record may refer to Kirkcudbrightshire as Dumfries lies within both counties. The first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at Kirkconnell on 13th July 1976 by Sir Arthur Duncan, specimen at National Museums Scotland.

84 record(s) from 28 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2018 2022 2021

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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