Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

05029 Pine Bud Moth Pseudococcyx turionella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF1209 (ABH49.300)


General Information

This moth can be distinguished from Clavigesta purdeyi by its much larger size, the chestnut palps and head and chestnut and grey forewings.

Wingspan: 14-21 mm.
Foodplant(s): Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Flying: One generation, May-July
National status:


Pine woods and heathland where there are young pines.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Pine Leaf-mining Moth Clavigesta purdeyi