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Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Length 16-18mm. A beautifully patterned moth that rests with wings folded in a tent-like manner. Adult has orange-brown forewings marbled with darker patches and two pale spots, one round the other kidney-shaped. Flies March-April. Larva feeds on needles of Scots Pine and other pines. Widespread and locally common, except in upland districts.
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Pine Beauty Panolis flammea Length 16-18mm. A beautifully patterned moth that rests with wings folded in a tent-like manner. Adult has orange-brown forewings marbled with darker patches and two pale spots, one round the other kidney-shaped. Flies March-April. Larva feeds on needles of Scots Pine and other pines. Widespread and locally common, except in upland districts.

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Date: 23 Aug 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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