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2235 ~ Tawny Pinion ~ Lithophane semibrunnea
UK Status

Resident. Local S.

Montgomeryshire Status

A scarce and local species that has been recorded at just a few sites in the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 40-44mm.

Confusion species

Pale Pinion.


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Habitat

Open broadleaved woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

Foodplant

Ash.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as an adult, then mating in the spring. Larva May-July. Pupates under the soil in a strong cocoon.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PRW, 27th Sept 2006, Commins Coch