Pennithera firmata - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

GEOMETRIDAE

Larentiinae

Las Descargues, November 2008
Pennithera firmata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Pennithera firmata (Hübner, 1822)

Pine Carpet
La Corrithée pectinée

Wingspan: 30-34mm

Imago: univoltine - August-November. An occasional visitor to light it has been recorded from all coniferous plantations.

Larva: feeds on Pinus sylvestris, overwinters as a small larva.

 

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