Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

1271 (ABH49.380) Pammene gallicana, (Guenée, 1845)



General Information

Adults fly in afternoon sunshine.

Larvae feed in the seed-heads of the foodplants.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 10-13mm
Foodplant(s): Wild Carrot (Daucus carota), Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris), Common Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium), umbellifers (Apium spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Coastal and lowland areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2020

Recorded date range (Adult): 24 July to 24 July

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 Photo © David Griffiths

Nationally Scarce B