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Pammene aurana (Fabricius, 1775)

Orange-spot Piercer
49.3790 (B&F: 1272)

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


A resident species, generally occurring singly at mv light, occasionally sparingly, in a few places in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to mid-August. Larvae associated with wild parsnip, cow parsnip and hogweed. (Pratt, 2011).

Pammene aurana (Fabricius, 1775)
Warnham, 09 vii 2020
Photo: David Bridges
Pammene aurana (Fabricius, 1775)
Scotney, 27 vii 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Pammene aurana (Fabricius, 1775)
Whatlington, E. Sussex, 25 vii 2010
Photo: Peter Tinning
Pammene aurana (Fabricius, 1775)
Found by Michael Blencowe
Friston Forest, 10 viii 2016
Photo: Bob Foreman
Pammene aurana (Fabricius, 1775)
feeding on hogweed umbellifer
Littlehampton Golf Course, 22 vi 2017
Photo: Colin Knight

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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