The Moths of Suffolk
1229 Pammene albuginana, (Guenée, 1845)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 4)

Distribution and abundance : Scarce

Habitats : Woodland and heathland with scrub oaks

Flight Period : Single-brooded; June

Larval foodplants : As an inquiline in young galls on oaks (Quercus)

Records : Dunwich (J Langmaid, A M Emmet, G C Pelham-Clinton, 5.ix.1985 & 13.ix.1988), Landguard Common (N Odin & M Marsh, 13.v.2000), Elveden (B Statham, vi.2003), Ipswich (N Sherman, 17.vi.2003)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed as occurring in Suffolk by Morley

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-13mm

Identification

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

Compare confusion species
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Ipswich, Suffolk (v.2007) © Neil Sherman

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (v.2007) © Neil Sherman