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Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840)


62.0250 (B&F: 1454b)

Synonym(s):
Dioryctria splendidella sensu auctt. nec (Herrich-Schäffer, 1848)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Pyraloidea
    »Family: Pyralidae
      »Subfamily: Phycitinae
        »Tribe: Phycitini

Nationally Scarce B

Resident and immigrant. The moth usually occurs sparingly in coniferous woods and on heathland. Widespread, but local and missing from large areas. Single or double-brooded, flying mainly from mid July to early September, occasionally from early June. Various species of pine have been listed as larval foodplants on the continent, but larvae have yet to be discovered in Sussex. (Pratt, 2011).

Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840)
Bracklesham, 21 vi 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840)
Woods near Plaistow, 11 viii 2017
Photo: Dave Green
Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840)
Etchingham, 20 vi 2018
Photo: Caroline Moore
Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840)
Steyning, 06 vii 2018
Photo: Olly Ellis
Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840)
Crowborough, 25 vii 2018
Photo: Bill Welch
Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840)
Findon Valley, Worthing, 30 ix 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling
Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840)
Bracklesham, 15 vii 2015
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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