Phytobia species is reported as new to the Breconshire list

Graham Watkeys visited Taf Fechan nature reserve, Breconshire VC42 on 8 January 2024 and  recorded the larval feeding signs of Phytobia carbonaria (Zetterstedt, 1848) on Hawthorn throughout the reserve. Graham’s records are the first for the vice county.

Many thanks to Graham for submitting his records with supporting images.

8 January 2024