|2179 ~ Pine Beauty ~ Panolis flammea|
A fairly uncommon species, but it has been recorded from scattered sites throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 32-40mm.
Found in pine forests and conifer plantations, also in parks and gardens.
The needles of pine trees.
Overwinters as a pupa in a fragile cocoon in the debris or just below the soil. Larva May-July.
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Photo by MDH, 17th Mar 2010, Llanfyllin
Photo by PE, 24th Mar 2011, Newtown