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Pammene argyrana (Hübner, [1799])

Black-bordered Piercer
49.3630 (B&F: 1228)

Pammene costipunctana sensu Pierce & Metcalfe, 1922 ♀ genitalia nec (Haworth, 1811)

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


A resident that occurs singly in a few places in a range of habitats across the county. It is single-brooded, flying mainly from late April to mid May. The larvae feed inside oak-apple galls, although this has yet to be confirmed in Sussex. (Pratt, 2011).

Pammene argyrana (Hübner, 1799)
Herstmonceux, 10 v 2019
Photo: Crystal Ray
Pammene argyrana (Hübner, 1799)
Bracklesham, 04 v 2016
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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