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49.251 (BF1146)

Pine Bell   

Epinotia rubiginosana
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: September-April in a tubular spinning among the needles from which it emerges to feed on the adjacent needles.  Adults: May-July.

Larval foodplants

Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Black Pine, Stone Pine.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Kirkconnell Flow NNR, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 15th June 2002.

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2002
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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