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Dioryctria abietella (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Dioryctria abietella)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Pyraloidea family Pyralidae subfamily Phycitinae tribe Phycitini genus Dioryctria → species Dioryctria abietella

Species name(s)

Dioryctria abietella (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = reniculella (Grote, 1880) = elegantella (Hulst, 1892) = Dioryctria abietivorella (Grote, 1878) = Tineae decuriella Hübner, 1796 = Dioryctria hauderella Mitterberger 1924 = Phycita joannisi Dufrane, 1944 = Dioryctria septentrionalis Schneider. 1906.

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Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Nearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #2. Kolsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #38. Sakhalin; #40. Primorsky.

Forewing length

14—16 mm.

Primary colors

Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Over-wintering stage

Larva.

Имаго  (Dioryctria abietella)

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Length of front wing - 1.6 cm. Painting - black and gray, with two or three bright horizontal stripes. In the center of the wing - a whitish spot in the shape of a crescent. Hind wings ash-gray, and the veins bulge on them heavily. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and the Soviet Union - the European part, Finland, France , Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, the Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Karelia, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhne-Amur, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy,Primorye, Sakhalin, the North-Yenisei, Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky, Mid-Ural, South West Siberian, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia , Netherlands, Norway (mainland), the Channel Islands, Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • The area - Europe, North Asia and North America. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • Time volley - June, and is the second generation - in August and September. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • A butterfly flies in the coniferous forests and parks. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • The caterpillar lives in the autumn, then winter in the nest on the ground. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Pinus, Abies, Picea, Larix. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Spruce moth larvae feed on cones of firs, spruces, pines and other conifers, if any are found. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Overwintering stage

  • Caterpillar. [5]. Peter Khramov.

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Nikolai Vladimirov, Vitaly Gumenuk.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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30.01.2014 19:08, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Larva.

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