The Moths of Suffolk
1271 Pammene gallicana, (Guenée, 1845)

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Grassland, hedgerows and other rough areas

Flight Period : Single-brooded; July to August

Larval foodplants : In the seed-heads of Wild Carrot (Daucus), Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris), Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium) and other umbellifers

Morley's Final Catalogue : Abundant in the seeds of carrot, and probably angelica. Hadleigh in 1934 (Whit.); Felixstow in July 1902-3 (Gbs); Claydon bridge on angelica-flower in August 1899, and rarely at Monks Soham light in July 1912 (Mly); Lowestoft (Bd). Tuddenham Fen in August 1928 (Mly)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-13mm


Confusion species
    AdultGrapholita janthinana

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