62.028 Dark Pine Knot-horn Dioryctria abietella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Family
Pyralidae: Phycitinae.
 
Status
Resident. Local.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First was found at Connansknowe near Kirkton on 11th July 2010.
Other sites: None.
 
VC73
First was found in Dalbeattie Forest during 1994.
Other sites: Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, Bennan Hill near Mossdale, Cally Woods, Carsfad near Dalry, Laurieston Forest, Sandgreen.
 
VC74
First for Dumfries & Galloway was found on Carsegowan Moss on 9th August 1997 during a 'Grey Daggers' Moth Group field meeting.
Other sites: Torrs Warren.
 
Life cycle
 
 
Larval foodplants
 
 
Identification
Very difficult to separate from other Dioryctria species.
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
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