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1236 ~ Pammene fasciana
UK Status

Resident. Widely distributed and generally common throughout the British Isles, more uncommon in the north.

Montgomeryshire Status

Found at a few sites scattered across the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 13-17mm.

Confusion species


None.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Habitat

Woodland and parkland.

Foodplant

Oak and sweet chestnut.

Lifestage data

Nut feeder. Eggs laid along the leaf veins. Larva lives in the nut eating out the kernel. Pupates in a tough silken cocoon in rotten wood, under moss or bark on a tree.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by MDH, 2nd July 2009, Llanfyllin