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Rhyacionia pinicolana (Doubleday, 1849) Species

Last modified: Oct. 30, 2020, 3:49 p.m.

A fairly common species throughout Belgium, especially in the northern part.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Eucosmini > Genus: Rhyacionia > Species: Rhyacionia pinicolana
Vernacular names
Rode dennenlotboorder (NL)
First mention in Belgium
Janmoulle E. 1947c. Microlépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge. — Lambillionea 47(5–8): 43–44. On page 43.




Museum specimens

Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adult flies from the beginning of June till mid August. The adults are active at dusk and come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Pinus sylvestris

The larva feeds in a shoot of Pinus sylvestris. It pupates in a silken cocoon covered with frass in the larval feeding place. The species hibernates in the egg stage.

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