Banded Pine Carpet Pungeleria capreolaria
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
The first British records of this European species were in 2014 when four individuals turned up in various localities in Sussex, Kent and the Isle of Wight. Since then a small number of additional records have been encountered in southern counties.
Abroad, the species is found in southern and central/eastern Europe, occupying coniferous forests.
The larvae feed from autumn and through the winter on Silver Fir (Abies alba) and Norway Spruce (Picea abies).