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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Late Apr-Jun.

Forewing: 6-7mm.

Foodplant: Scots Pine.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded199220001992
Year last recorded200820032008
Number of records7218
Number of individuals9324
Unique positions5214
Unique locations5214
Adult records5112
Immature records204

For the region, we have a total of 18 records from 14 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1992.


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Species Account

Similar species: 1206 Clavigesta sylvestrana, 1209 Pseudococcyx turionella.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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