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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Local Status: Very rare and very local. No recent record.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time:

Forewing: 8-11mm.

Foodplant: Scots Pine.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1955
Year last recorded1955
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1955.


49.301 Retinia resinella 01 larval gall on Pinus sylvestris
© Dave Shenton

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989:
VC62. Strenshall, 25.5.1955 (1), eight others undated (AS coll.).

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