Dioryctria sylvestrella - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

PYRALIDAE

Phycitinae

Las Descargues, 7 July 2013
Dioryctria sylvestrella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Dioryctria sylvestrella (Ratzeburg, 1840)

Wingspan: 28-32mm

A univoltine species flying from June to August when it is atracted to light and has been recorded from all sites in or adjacent to coniferous woodland.

Larvae feed on pine Pinus spp.

 

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