Dioryctria sylvestrella

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Dioryctria sylvestrella
Dioryctria splendidella01.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Dioryctria
Species: D. sylvestrella
Binomial name
Dioryctria sylvestrella
Ratzeburg, 1840[1]
  • Phycis sylvestrella Ratzeburg, 1840
  • Nephopteryx splendidella Herrich-Schäffer, 1848
  • Dioryctria splendidella

Dioryctria sylvestrella, sometimes called new pine knot-horn, is a moth of the family Pyralidae. It is found in Europe.

The wingspan is 28–35 mm. The moth flies in one generation from June to October [1].

The caterpillars feed on pine.


  1. ^ The flight season refers to Belgium and The Netherlands. This may vary in other parts of the range.


  1. ^ "World Pyraloidea Database". Globiz.pyraloidea.org. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2011-10-07. 

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