Conwentzia pineticola


One of several similar species. Detailed examination is always needed to determine species, and this is often only possible with males. The wings are clothed with a mealy off white powder.

Photo ID?

Found in various habitats but mainly associated with pine and also attracted to light.

When to see it

April to November.

Life History

Larva eats aphids on trees.

UK Status

Widespread in England, but under recorded, rare in Scotland and not yet recorded in Wales or Ireland.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map