1767 Pine Carpet Pennithera firmata ABH 70.077
Hübner, [1822])

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Wingspan 30-34 mm

Phenology .It has quite a long emergence period, and can be found on the wing from late July to November.

Description Found locally throughout Britain where its foodplant, Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) occurs, this moth bears a resemblance to the closely related Grey Pine Carpet (Thera obeliscata, but has a more indented dark band on the forewing.

Life Cycle



Pine Carpet 3632


Pine Carpet 3625


Pine Carpet 3642