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Zeiraphera diniana
(douglas fir cone moth (Japan))



Zeiraphera diniana (douglas fir cone moth (Japan))


  • Last modified
  • 23 September 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Zeiraphera diniana
  • Preferred Common Name
  • douglas fir cone moth (Japan)
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Zeiraphera diniana Guenée

Preferred Common Name

  • douglas fir cone moth (Japan)

Other Scientific Names

  • Cydia pseudotsugana
  • Enarmonia diniana Guenée
  • Enarmonia griseana
  • Enarmonia pinicolana Zeller
  • Enarmonia pseudotsugana
  • Epinotia diniana Guenée
  • Epinotia pinicolana
  • Eucosma diniana
  • Eucosma griseana
  • Grapholita diniana Guenée
  • Semasia diniana Guenée
  • Sphaloptera diniana Guenée
  • Steganoptycha diniana Guenée
  • Steganoptycha pinicolana
  • Tortrix griseana
  • Zeiphera griseana
  • Zeiraphera griseana auct.

International Common Names

  • English: gray larch moth (European); gray larch tortricid
  • French: pyrale grise du meleze; tordeuse du sapin de Douglas

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: lærkevikler
  • Germany: Wickler, Grauer Laerchen-
  • Italy: Tortrice dei larici
  • Japan: Haiiro-amime-hamaki
  • Norway: furunalvikler
  • Sweden: lärkträsvecklare

EPPO code

  • EPINDI (Zeiraphera diniana)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Tortricidae
  •                             Genus: Zeiraphera
  •                                 Species: Zeiraphera diniana

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 17 Dec 2021

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContextReferences
Abies (firs)PinaceaeUnknown
Larix (larches)PinaceaeUnknown
Larix decidua (common larch)PinaceaeUnknown
Larix gmelinii (Dahurian larch)PinaceaeUnknown
Larix kaempferi (Japanese larch)PinaceaeUnknown
Picea (spruces)PinaceaeUnknown
Picea abies (common spruce)PinaceaeUnknown
Pinus (pines)PinaceaeUnknown
Pinus cembra (arolla pine)PinaceaeUnknown
Pinus contorta (lodgepole pine)PinaceaeUnknown
Pinus mugo (mountain pine)PinaceaeUnknown
Pinus pumila (Dwarf Siberian pine)PinaceaeUnknown
Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine)PinaceaeUnknown

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Actia maksymovi Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. dendrolimus Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis thuringiensis Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bessa parallela Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Blondelia nigripes Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Charmon extensor Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Chorinaeus cristator Parasite
Chorinaeus funebris Parasite
Cyzenis albicans Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Dicladocerus westwoodii Parasite
Dolichogenidea lineipes Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Dolichogenidea longicauda Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Elachertus fenestratus Parasite
Elodia morio Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Enytus montanus Parasite
Eumea linearicornis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Lydina aenea Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Lypha dubia Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Lysinibacillus sphaericus Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Nemorilla maculosa Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Nythobia dinianator Parasite
Paecilomyces farinosus Pathogen
Pales pavida Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phaeogenes osculator Parasite
Phryxe magnicornis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phryxe nemea Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phytodietus coryphaeus Parasite
Phytodietus griseanae Parasite
Phytodietus improbanae Parasite
Platymya mitis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Scambus eucosmidarum Parasite
Sympiesis acalle Parasite France
Trichogramma bezdencovii Parasite Eggs
Triclistus podagricus Parasite
Triclistus pygmaeus Parasite
Trieces dinianae Parasite

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