Geometroidea

Larentiinae

Imago
Genus
Pennithera
Species
firmata
Author/Year
Hübner, 1822
English Vernacular
Pine Carpet
French Vernacular
Corythée pectinée
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30mm - 34mm

Imago: Univoltine, a species that inhabits coniferous and mixed woodland which can be beaten during the day and comes freely to light, quite a local species here in the north Dordogne.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and Corsican pine (Pinus nigra)

Overwinter: As an egg or a very small larva

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