Phytobia species is reported as new to the Dumfriesshire list

On 17 May 2024, Paul Cobb found the larval feeding signs of Phytobia cerasiferae (Kangas, 1955) in Blackthorn at Eliock Bridge, Dumfriesshire VC72. This is the first known record for the vice county.

Many thanks to Paul for getting in touch with the scheme.

21 May 2024