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Beautiful Marbled
Eublemma purpurina ([Denis & Schifferm?ller], 1775)
Erebidae: Boletobiinae
2409a / 72.074
Photo © Dave Wilton,  Westcott 2021

Similar Upper Thames Species: None
Foodplant:   Thistles
Red List:
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A scarce immigrant to Britain, and a recent addition. Rare in the region, with six records so far.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 7 (9%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2021.
(Data up to end 2022)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
07/09/2021124SP71 - Westcott, Waddesdon
15/09/2020123SP50 - Oxford, Wheatley, Garsington
11/08/2020124SP84 - Npt. Pagnell, Stoke Goldington
10/08/2020124SU79 - Aston Rowant NNR, Turville
08/08/2020124SU98 - Slough (N), Burnham Beeches
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