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Purple Marbled
Eublemma ostrina (Hübner, [1808])
Erebidae: Boletobiinae
2407 / 72.072
Photo © Michael Southall,  Norchard, Worcs, 24/10/2017

Similar West Midlands Species
Small Marbled
Eublemma parva
Nat Status: Migrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3

A rare migrant.

A species of open and disturbed ground.

No evidence of overwintering, Adults may be seen by day or may be attracted to sugar or light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (2%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2020)

Latest 5 Records (Data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2019140SO79 - Bridgnorth
24/10/2017137SO86 - Droitwich Spa
20/05/2005137SP18 - Birmingham-Hall Green
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