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49.301 (BF1214)

Pine Resin-gall Moth   

Retinia resinella
Adult: 2
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Larvae: July-April in a large, resinous gall on a twig. Adults: June.

Larval foodplants

Scots Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Monterey Pine.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was of galls found on Carsegowan Moss, Wigtownshire, on 23rd June 1996, while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found at an unknown site by a person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data).

4 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1997 1950
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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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