The Moths of Suffolk
1238 Pammene ochsenheimeriana, (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)

National Status : pRDB2

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Coniferous woodland

Flight Period : Single-brooded; May to June

Larval foodplants : In the buds of Grand Fir (Abies grandis), possibly also Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), Norway Spruce (Picea abies) or Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis)

Morley's Final Catalogue : This seems a local kind, pretty well confined to EAnglia in Britain. One example at Butley on 21 May 1934 (Mly); rare at Brandon (Wm).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-11mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultCydia cosmophorana
Cydia coniferana
Cydia conicolana

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