Last modified: Aug. 26, 2020, 10:45 a.m.
The most common species of the genus Dioryctria and a rather common species in Belgium.
The larva lives in the cone or a shoot. It hibernates. Pupation in the larval habitation, in rotten wood or detritus. The adults come to light.
The adults fly from mid May till early October, but mainly during June and July.