Pyralidae: Phycitinae

1454 (ABH62.028) Dioryctria abietella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR05784

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

The status of the four Dioryctria species in the UK is uncertain, as they are very difficult to tell apart.


Wingspan: 26-32 mm.
Foodplant(s): pines (Pinus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 26 (9.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 June to 23 September

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths