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Pyralidae

1455 (Brown Pine Knot-horn), Dioryctria simplicella Heinemann, 1863

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

Resident. The moth usually occurs singly, occasionally sparingly at mv light, in pine plantations and on heathland. Widespread in West Sussex but much less so in the eastern vice-county. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid May to the second week of September, occasionally to early October. Larvae feed on pine elsewhere. (Pratt, 2011).

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Ambersham, 12 viii 2010 Photo: Mike Snelling

Dioryctria simplicella Heinemann, 1863

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