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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

None.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Pine woodland and plantations.

Foodplant

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.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 11th July 2008, Llanfyllin