Batrachedridae
ABH BF
Photo © Dave Appleton,  12/07/2014 - Woodcock Corner, Selbrigg (male, gen det)

 
Batrachedra pinicolella
Pine Cosmet

(Zeller, 1839)36.002/879
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 8 (12%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Date#VC10k Area
12/07/2014127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
28/06/2014128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
28/06/2014128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
24/07/2013127TG20 - Norwich
23/07/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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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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