Main: (Pyralidae / Phycitinae)
62.026 [B&F: 1454a] Dioryctria schuetzeella Fuchs, 1899

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in pine woodland in south-eastern England. Restricted to the New Forest, although there have been no reports in recent years. Scattered sightings elsewhere, including from Freshwater in 1985. Some of these, if not all, may not stand up to critical examination. Wingspan 26-28 mm. The genus Dioryctria contains four closely related species in Britain, which require close examination to separate: D. schuetzeella is the smallest and more contrasting of the four, with fascia and discal spot broader and whiter. Larva feeds on Norway Spruce, living between needles spun together with silk.

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Detail records

SiteDateStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Freshwater16/07/19851Adult
1-km square SZ338719810Not recorded
VC11 South Hampshire
Brockenhurst02/07/19981Adult
Frame Wood03/07/19990Adult
Sims Wood12/07/19972Adult
Sims Wood12/07/19972Adult
Brockenhurst16/07/19991Adult
1-km square SU290119810Not recorded
1-km square SU340519810Not recorded
1-km square SU410119810Not recorded
Denny Bog25/07/19920Not recorded
VC12 North Hampshire
Selborne12/07/20001Adult
Kempshott18/07/20061Adult
1-km square SU743319810Not recorded
Basingstoke (Garden22/06/20051Adult
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