Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Panolis flammea [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Pine Beauty

Family: Noctuidae
Checklist Number: 73.241

A distinct and attractive species. When at rest the wings are usually tightly folded against the body. A common species of coniferous plantations where it can become a pest, but here on the islands it is rather uncommon. Active from March to May

The larvae feed on pine needles

Panolis flammea
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