Batrachedridae

0879 (ABH36.002) Batrachedra pinicolella, (Zeller, 1839)

KR02429

Needingwoth
Needingwoth
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Needingwoth
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

The larvae mine the needles of the foodplant.


Wingspan: 9-13mm
Foodplant(s): Norway Spruce (Picea abies)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Coniferous woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 11 (4.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 June to 05 August


Nationally Scarce B