Dioryctria resinosella

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Dioryctria resinosella
Dioryctria resinosella adult.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Dioryctria
Species: D. resinosella
Binomial name
Dioryctria resinosella
Mutuura, 1982[1][2][3]

Dioryctria resinosella, the red pine shoot moth, is a species of moth of the family Pyralidae described by Akira Mutuura in 1982. It is found in Ontario and the northern United States.[4]

The larvae feed on Pinus resinosa. They infest new shoots and cones of their host plant.



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  2. ^ Savela, Markku. "Dioryctria Zeller, 1846". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved 2011-10-07. [not in citation given]
  3. ^ "Moth Photographers Group". Mississippi State University. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 
  4. ^ "The Biology and Ecology of Dioryctria resinosella on young Red Pine in Maine" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-10-07.