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

(Ratzeburg, 1840)1454b / 62.025
Norfolk status
Largest of the four Dioryctria.
Conifer plantations and heathland.

Smoother sub-terminal line on the forewing in D. sylvestrella than with D. abietella.
In addition, the sub-terminal line approaches the dorsum almost at a right-angle in D. sylvestrella.

Recorded in 33 (48%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
Subterminal fascia much straighter when compared to D. abietella, not showing strong zigzags
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/08/2019127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
27/08/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/08/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
03/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
02/08/2019127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
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Wingspan: 28-35mm
Season: June - Sept
Foodplant:   Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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