Batrachedridae
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Photo © Dave Jones,  24/07/2013 - Stoke Holy Cross

 
Batrachedra pinicolella
879 Pine Cosmet
(Zeller, 1839)36.002
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Coniferous woodland.
Larva mining needles of Norway Spruce.


First confirmed record for 129 years(!) in 2013 at Bawdeswell (D. Appleton, 22/07/13) also at Hindolveston (J. Clifton) and Stoke Holy Cross (D. Jones) in 2013.

VC27,28 records [MBGBI vol4.1 p208]
Suffolk records from Thetford area 2004.

Recorded in 6 (9%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2013.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2013127TG20 - Norwich
23/07/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
22/07/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
1884+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
1884+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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Wingspan: 9-13mm
Season: June - August
Foodplant:   Norway Spruce, Scots Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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