|1454 ~ Dioryctria abietella|
Resident & Migrant. Widespread but fairly local throughout Britain.
Recorded at a few sites in the northern half of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 27-33mm.
D. mutatella and D. schuetzeella
time & Voltinity
Wherever foodplant is found.
Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva feed an various parts of the pine, including the leaves, buds and cones. Pupal site undocumented.
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Photo by PRW, 21st Aug 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by PRW, 23rd Aug 2011, Commins Coch