The Moths of Suffolk
1225 Pammene obscurana, (Stephens, 1834)

National Status : Nationally Scarce A

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Woodland, moors and heathland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to June

Larval foodplants : On the catkins of birches (Betula)

Records : Ipswich (N Sherman, 26.v.2005)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 12-14mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPammene splendidulana
Pammene luedersiana
Pammene agnotana
Pammene albuginana
Pammene suspectana

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Confirmed by dissection. - Ipswich, Suffolk (iv.2007) © Neil Sherman

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