Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1272 (ABH49.379) Pammene aurana, (Fabricius, 1775)

KR05167

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell


General Information

This species is very distinctive, with yellow markings on a chocolate-brown forewing.

 

Moths can be found in the afternoons on the flowers of Hogweed.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 9-13 mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Common

Habitat

Waysides, gardens, open woodland and hillsides.

Regional Information

Recorded in 21 (7.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 May to 12 August

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