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70.276 ~ 1954 ~ Bordered White ~ Bupalus piniaria
UK Status

Resident. Common

Montgomeryshire Status

A fairly uncommon species, but it has been recorded throughout most of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-40mm.

Confusion species

Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Pine woodland and plantations.


Mainly Scots pine, but has been recorded on many other species of conifer.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a pupa in the conifer needles on the ground. Larva late June-October.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 11th July 2008, Llanfyllin