Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1210 (ABH49.305) Pine Shoot Moth Rhyacionia buoliana, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR05044

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Pine Shoot Moth
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This moth has distinctly orange markings.

 

The larvae bore into the base of pine needles, later entering the lateral buds.


Wingspan: 16-24 mm.
Foodplant(s): pines (Pinus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, June and August
National status: Local

Habitat

Pine forests and plantations.

Regional Information

Recorded in 10 (3.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2016

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 June to 12 August

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 Photo © David Griffiths

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