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Pine Beauty
Panolis flammea

([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) 2179 / 73.241

Davey, P., 2009: A species occurring throughout Britain, the larva feeding on scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and maritime pine (Pinus pinaster). In Dorset, the moth is frequent where scots pine has been block-planted, particularly on sandy soil, and to a lesser extent on chalky soil where the forestry commission and private estates harvest the conifer trees commercially. Stands of self-sown maritime pine on heaths and sandy cliffs in the Poole Basin provide an additional food source for the... Read More

Recorded in 34 (85%) of 40 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1934.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 15-16mm
Flight: March - May
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Corsican Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Larch
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
24/05/201919SY98 Wareham
06/05/201919SY89 Bere Regis
03/05/201919SY89 Bere Regis
01/05/201919SZ08 Studland / Sandbanks
01/05/201939SZ08 Studland / Sandbanks

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