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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 7-10mm.

Foodplant: Scots Pine.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded190419122011
Year last recorded201419122011
Number of records411
Number of individuals101
Unique positions411
Unique locations311
Adult records411
Immature records000

For the county, we have a total of 6 records from 5 sites. First recorded in 1904.


49.300 Pseudococcyx turionella 01
© John Walshe

Species Account

Beaumont, 2002:
VC61. Allerthorpe Common, 14.5.1997 det. HEB (ASE). The first County record since 1912.

Argus 63, 2011:
VC64. Leeds, 6.5.2011 (JW). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

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