Erebidae : Boletobiinae
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Small Marbled
Eublemma parva

(Hübner, 1808) 2408 / 72.073

Davey, P., 2009: A rare immigrant species that is resident in southern Europe and north Africa, and a transitory resident in central and northern Europe, the larva feeding on the ovaries and nectaries of common fleabane (Pulicaria dysenterica) and ploughman's-spikenard (Inula conyzae). In Dorset, this diminutive moth (for example, half the size of the micro Nomophila noctuella1398) is a rare immigrant and transitory resident, recorded at light traps chiefly from the coast: West Bexington, on 1,... Read More

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Recorded in 22 (55%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1947.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 7-8mm.
Flight: Migrants June - July
Foodplant:   Fleabane, Ploughman's-spikenard
GB Status: Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
23/08/201919SY66 Portland Bill
11/08/201919SY66 Portland Bill
02/08/2019+9SY98 Wareham
26/07/201929SY66 Portland Bill
24/07/2019+9SY67 Portland / Weymouth

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