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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Scarce and thinly distributed and restricted resident.

Local Record: Grade 3   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 8-11.5mm.

Foodplant: Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine and Corsican 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 recorded188519951885
Year last recorded201020092010
Number of records212082
Number of individuals72666
Unique positions15642
Unique locations20652
Adult records91854
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 82 records from 52 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1885.


1210 Rhyacionia buoliana 02
© Paul Harris
1210 Rhyacionia buoliana (Pine Shoot Moth) 01
© Martin Cade, 3 Jul 2006

Species Account

Similar species: 1211 Rhyacionia pinicolana.

For further information refer UK Moths.


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