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Panolis flammea (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) Species

Last modified: June 30, 2022, 12:51 p.m.

A fairly common species throughout Belgium.


Family: Noctuidae > Subfamily: Hadeninae > Tribus: Orthosiini > Genus: Panolis > Species: Panolis flammea
Vernacular names
Dennenuil (NL), Pine Beauty (EN), La Noctuelle du Pin (FR), Kieferneule, Forleule (DE)
Panolis griseovariegata (Goeze, 1781) and Panolis piniperda (Lang, 1782)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 13.




Wingspan 30–33 mm.

Museum specimens

Specimens in nature


Hibernates as a pupa in a flimsy cocoon in leaf litter or in a crevice in a tree trunk.
The adults come to light in small numbers and also feeds at sallow catkins.

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Flight periods

The adults fly from early March till May in one generation a year.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Pinus sylvestris, Pinus pinaster and Pinus contorta

The larva lives on Pinus sylvestris and on other Pinaceae.

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