The Moths of Suffolk
1223 Pammene splendidulana, (Guenée, 1845)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Woodland and other areas where oak abounds

Flight Period : Single-brooded; April to early June

Larval foodplants : On the leaves of oaks (Quercus)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Local at Copdock (Hkg); Bentley (Harwood); Bentley Woods, where it seems quite rare on oaks, in May 1933 (Mly); Hacheston (Hkr). Unnoted in the west.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-12mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPammene luedersiana

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Eye, Suffolk (10.v.2008) © Paul Kitchener

Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (16.v.2013) © Neil Sherman