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49.306 (BF1211)

Orange-spotted Shoot   

Rhyacionia pinicolana
Adult: 2

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: April-May in a shoot.  Adults: June-August.

Larval foodplants

Scots Pine.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was a daytime observation of two adults at Capenoch, south of Penpont, Dumfriesshire, on 10 June 2022.

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

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2022

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

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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