Dioryctria yiai

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Dioryctria yiai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Dioryctria
Species: D. yiai
Binomial name
Dioryctria yiai
Mutuura & Munroe, 1972[1]

Dioryctria yiai is a species of snout moth in the genus Dioryctria. It was described by Akira Mutuura and Eugene Gordon Munroe in 1972 and is known from Taiwan and China.

There is one generation per year.

The larvae feed on Pinus massoniana. They damage the branches, cones and shoots of their host plant.[2] The species overwinters in the larval stage within the damaged branch, cone or shoot.


  1. ^ "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved 2011-09-29. 
  2. ^ "Study on Dioryctria yiai". En.cnki.com.cn. Retrieved 2011-12-16.