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49.04 ~ 1001 ~ Lozotaeniodes formosana
UK Status

Resident. A common species in the half of Britain - spreading northwards and westwards.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at light in 2017 at Middletown in the north-east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 20-26mm.

Confusion species

Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wooded places.


Scots Pine.

Lifestage data

Tube feeder. Eggs laid on pine needle. Larva constructs a tube and feeds within. Pupa is reddish-brown.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 1st July 2017, Middletown