Lepidoptera Outer Hebrides

Family: Noctuidae   Checklist Number: 73.241

Panolis flammea   [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775

Pine Beauty

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