73.241 .... B&F 2179
Pine Beauty Panolis flammea ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Status .....A beautiful moth with two distinct colour forms, as illustrated. Regular to MV light at several Sherwood Forest sites and across much of Nottinghamshire, although in our experience, never recorded in any numbers at any one time. It is less reported along the Trent Valley and from sites east of the Trent. Should be expected to occur in the vicinity of Pines, especially north of Nottingham.
Photographed at Black Pool Plantation March 2024
Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP, March 2011
Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter May 2011
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pine Beauty
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Sean Tobin. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014.NBGRC. Martin Gray. Meg Skinner. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013). Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Graham Birkett. Andy Adcock. David Shaw. Graham Birkett. Colin Watkin.

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Updated December 2022

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