Phytobia species is added to the Leicestershire vice county list

On 7 January 2024, John Lyden found the feeding signs of Phytobia cerasiferae (Kangas, 1955) in Blackthorn at Swinford, Leicestershire VC55, which represents the first record of the species in the vice county.

Many thanks to John for submitting his record.

8 January 2024