|1233 ~ Pammene aurita|
Resident. First recorded in Dover in 1943, since then it has become established throughout most of England and Wales.
Recorded from two sites in the west of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 14-15mm.
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Woodland, parks and gardens.
Seed feeder. Eggs laid on foodplant. Larva lives in the seeds and feeds within. Pupates in a cocoon.
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Photo by PRW, 15th July 2007, Commins Coch
Photo by PB, 25th July 2011, Morben ISAF