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Pine Beauty
Panolis flammea

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

General comments:
Widespread but local resident.

The Pine Beauty is listed by J. F. Stephens for Hertford, April 1810, in Illustrations of British Entomology (published in 1829) - a record claimed by Durrant (1888) and repeated by Gibbs (1905) to be the first British occurrence of the species. Today it is regarded as a pest species by those who regard conifer plantations as desirable and the population may vary considerably from year to year.

Recorded in 32 (78%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1893.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/04/2023120TL31 - Hertford
26/04/2023121TQ16 - Sunbury / Hampton Court
25/03/2023120TL42 - Bishop's Stortford (N)
18/03/2023120TL11 - Harpenden / Wheathampstead
02/05/2022120TL21 - Welwyn Garden City
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Forewing: 15-16mm
Flight: One generation 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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