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73.2 ~ 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)


Open broadleaved woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.



Lifestage data

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

Photo by PRW, 27th Sept 2006, Commins Coch