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16.024 (BF445)

Grey Pine Ermel   

Ocnerostoma friesei
Adult: 4
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Larvae present January-April, June-July, mining the needles.  Adults fly April-May, June-August.

Larval foodplants

Scots Pine.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, on 18th May 1975 by E. C. Pelham-Clinton.

6 record(s) from 4 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2019 2014
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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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