Davey, P., 2009: A species restricted to southern England, the larva overwintering beneath the bark of apple (Malus spp.) and less frequently pear (Pyrus communis), almond (Prunus amygdanus), peach (Prunus persica), rowan (Sorbus aucuparia) and hawthorn (Crataegus spp.). The female tends to select wounded trees on which to oviposit, and the resulting young larvae burrow under the bark at the edge of the wounds. Tenancy is occasionally evidenced by reddish frass hanging from bark crevices in the... Read More
Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.
Recorded in 6 (15%) of 40 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1995. Last Recorded in 2019. (Data up to end 2019) Additional Stats