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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Common

Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed resident.

Local Record: Grade 2   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 8-11.5mm.

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 recorded187619981876
Year last recorded201020102010
Number of records9612216
Number of individuals13820316
Unique positions746160
Unique locations556122
Adult records8011182
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 216 records from 122 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1876.


1211 Rhyacionia pinicolana 03
© Jamie McMillan
1211 Rhyacionia pinicolana 02
© Martin Cade, 3 Jul 2006
1211 Rhyacionia pinicolana 01
© Tom Morris

Species Account

Similar species: 1210 Rhyacionia buoliana.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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