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Pammene giganteana (Peyerimhoff, 1863)

Early Oak Piercer
49.3620 (B&F: 1227)

Synonym(s):
Pammene fimbriana (Haworth, 1811)
Pammene inquilina Fletcher, 1938


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Olethreutinae
        »Tribe: Grapholitini

Nationally Scarce B

Resident, rare in West Sussex and undetected in East sussex since the mid 1940's. Single brooded, flying from March to May. The larvae are believed to feed inside oak-apple galls (Pratt, 2011).

Pammene giganteana Peyerimhoff, 1863
Bexhill-on-Sea, 16 iii 2017
Photo: Derek Crawley

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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