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Rhyacionia duplana (Hübner, 1813) Species

Last modified: Oct. 17, 2020, 4:16 p.m.

A very rare and local species in Belgium, only known from an old record in Heverlee (VB) and rediscovered in 2019 in LI.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Eucosmini > Genus: Rhyacionia > Species: Rhyacionia duplana
Vernacular names
Rechte dennenlotboorder (NL)
First mention in Belgium
De Fré Ch. 1858. Catalogue des Microlépidoptères de la Belgique. — Annales de la Société entomologique belge 2: 45–162. On page 74. view page




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

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Yellowish, head capsule dark brown to black.

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The young caterpillar lives from August till March in the buds of Pinus sylvestris. Later it prefers fresh shoots of the same tree.
Pupation between leaf litter on the ground. The species hibernates in the larval stage.

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Flight periods

One generation a year: end of March till early May.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Pinus sylvestris

Oligophagous in pine trees of the genus Pinus, in Belgium probably only on Pinus sylvestris.

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Pine forests.

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