Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1212 (ABH49.307) Spotted Shoot Moth Rhyacionia pinivorana, (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)

KR05048

Hawthorn PS
Hawthorn PS
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Hawthorn PS
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Whittle Dene, Northumberland
Whittle Dene, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Storrington, West Sussex, 30th May 2017. MV trap.
Storrington, West Sussex, 30th May 2017. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Storrington, West Sussex, 30th May 2017. MV trap.
Storrington, West Sussex, 30th May 2017. MV trap.
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

Occasionally it may be seen flying in bright sunshine.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 15-19 mm.
Foodplant(s): Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Flying: One generation, May-August
National status: Common

HabitatPine woods and scattered pines on heathland.
Regional Information

Recorded in 19 (7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 04 May to 02 August