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Dioryctria abietella
Dark Pine Knot-horn
Dioryctria schuetzeella
Spruce Knot-horn
Dioryctria simplicella
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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 39 (53%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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
20/08/2021127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
14/08/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
14/08/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
14/08/2021128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
14/08/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 28-35mm
Flight: June - Sept
Foodplant:   Pine
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult

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