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Batrachedra pinicolella (Zeller, 1839)

Pine Cosmet
36.0020 (B&F: 879)

Synonym(s):
Batrachedra laricella sensu Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935 ♂ genitalia nec (Hübner, [1817])


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Batrachedridae
      »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Nationally Scarce B

Recorded from Brighton, Burgess Hill and Wiggenholt in the Victorian era, our only modern records are from Ambersham, Walberton and the nearby Rewell Wood. Larvae have been found elsewhere feeding on Scots pine and Norway spruce (Pratt, 2011).

Batrachedra pinicolella (Zeller, 1839)
Scotney Estate, 06 vii 2019
Photo: Charles Waters
Batrachedra pinicolella (Zeller, 1839)
Scotney Estate, 06 vii 2019
Photo: Charles Waters

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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