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Pine Beauty
Panolis flammea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Noctuidae: Hadeninae
2179 / 73.241
Photo © Michael Lawrence,  Trimingham. Norfolk. 11/04/2020

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 15-16mm
Flight: One generation March-May.
Foodplant:   Scots Pine, Corsican Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Larch
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Unmistakable.
Rests with wings folded tightly against body. When sitting on the tip of a shoot, the moth closely resembles a pine bud.
Coniferous forests and plantations.

Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
09/04/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
08/04/2021128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
08/04/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/04/2021228TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
01/04/2021127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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