Pyralidae : Phycitinae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Dioryctria schuetzeella
Spruce Knot-horn
Dioryctria sylvestrella
New Pine Knot-horn
Dioryctria simplicella
Brown Pine Knot-horn
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Dioryctria abietella
Dark Pine Knot-horn

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)62.028/1454
Norfolk status
The status of the four Dioryctria species in Britain uncertain, as very difficult to tell apart.
Fairly common over a wide range. Associated with pine.

D. abietella is rather dentated in its more dorsal portion of the sub-terminal line.

Recorded in 45 (65%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2018.
Additional Stats

Dioryctria simplicella  |  Phycita roborella >

Determination
Subterminal fascia strongly dentate (zigzagged) from the middle towards the dorsum
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/10/2018127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
16/09/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
08/09/2018128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/09/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
25/08/2018128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
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Wingspan: 27-33mm
Season: June - August
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Monterey Pine, Norway Spruce, Noble Fir, Douglas Fir
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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