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49.305 (BF1210)

Pine Shoot Moth   

Rhyacionia buoliana
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: September-June in a developing bud.  Adults: June-September.

Larval foodplants

Scots Pine and other pines.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown prior to 2010 (Scottish micro-moth data).

7 record(s) from 5 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2019 2017

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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