Phytobia species is added to the Monmouthshire vice county list

Robert Homan visited Chepstow, Monmouthshire VC35 on 24 January 2024 and found the medullary spots of Phytobia carbonaria (Zetterstedt, 1848) in Hawthorn stems. This is the first known record for the vice county.

Many thanks to Robert for submitting his record.

25 January 2024