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Rhyacionia pinicolana (Doubleday, 1850)

Orange-spotted Shoot
49.3060 (B&F: 1211)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Eucosmini


A widespread resident that generally occurs singly in pine plantations in both vice-counties. It is occasionally fairly common to common in a few places. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from early June to the third week of August, occasionally from mid June or to early September. The larvae feed on shoots of Scots pine. (Pratt, 2011).

Rhyacionia pinicolana (Doubleday, 1849)
Brighton, 16 vii 2015
Photo: Jeremy Patterson
Rhyacionia pinicolana (Doubleday, 1849)
Lindfield, 25 vi 2020
Photo: Bob Foreman
Rhyacionia pinicolana (Doubleday, 1849)
Findon Valley, 09 viii 2010
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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