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Purple Marbled
Eublemma ostrina (H?bner, [1808])
Erebidae: Boletobiinae
2407 / 72.072
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Algarve (Portugal) 2009

Similar Upper Thames Species
Small Marbled
Eublemma parva
Foodplant:   Thistles
Red List:
GB Status: Immigrant
Former Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A scarce immigrant to Britain most often recorded near the south coast, and very rare in the region.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1992.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
20/06/2019123SP50 - Oxford, Wheatley, Garsington
28/06/2000122SU29 - Faringdon
21/08/1992122SU29 - Faringdon
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