Pammene albuginana: Distribution map

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Pammene albuginana

(Guenée, 1845)


Wingspan c. 11mm.

This species is locally distributed in England, mainly south and east, ranging northwards to Lancashire.

It frequents deciduous woodland and the moths are on the wing generally during May and June. The pale or creamy blotch on the dorsal area is not always so pronounced.

The larva feeds on oak (Quercus), inside galls formed by other, usually hymenopterous insects.
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