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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Aug.

Forewing: 8-12mm.

Foodplant: Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine and Corsican Pine.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded19981883198519962014
Year last recorded20102010201320142014
Number of records64861
Number of individuals43551
Unique positions64741
Unique locations64741
Adult records63461
Immature records00200

For the county, we have a total of 25 records from 22 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.305 Rhyacionia buoliana 01
© Alan Draper

Species Account

Similar species: 1211 Rhyacionia pinicolana.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Records of this species are surprisingly few, it has occurred thinly in vice-counties 61 to 63, most frequently in the southern part of VC63 where it is sometimes fairly common.

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