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2179 ~ Pine Beauty ~ Panolis flammea
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon species, but it has been recorded from scattered sites throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 32-40mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Found in pine forests and conifer plantations, also in parks and gardens.


The needles of pine trees.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in a fragile cocoon in the debris or just below the soil. Larva May-July.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 17th Mar 2010, Llanfyllin

Photo by PE, 24th Mar 2011, Newtown