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62.027 (BF1455)

Brown Pine Knot-horn   

Dioryctria simplicella
Adult: 2
Resident. Rare.


Very difficult to separate from other Dioryctria species. Dissection is required and a voucher specimen should be retained.

Recording Method

Attracted to light.

Flight period


Larval foodplants



Coniferous woodland.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at Torrs Warren, Wigtownshire, on 7th August 1997. No records from Dumfriesshire or Kirkcudbrightshire.

1 record(s) from 1 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 1997
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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