|1767 ~ Pine Carpet ~ Pennithera firmata|
Quite an uncommon species, but found throughout the county, especially in the east.
Wingspan : M & F, 30-34mm.
Grey Pine Carpet.
Coniferous woodland, especially in sandy areas.
Scots pine and Corsican pine.
Overwinters as an egg or a very small larva on the foodplant. Larva autumn-July. Pupates among the pine needles.
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Photo by MDH, 21st Aug 2009, Llanfyllin
Photo by PRW, 24th Sept 2011, Commins Coch