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Pammene aurana Fabricius, 1775

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Pammene aurana Fabricius, 1775
Common names: Orange-spot Piercer [En], Tordeuse de la berce [Fr], Bärenklauwickler [De]

Ittre, BRABANT ● Belgium

Description: The wingspan is 9–13 mm. A very distinctive species, having two orange blotches on a chocolate brown forewing.

Biology: Adults are on wing from June to August. There is one generation per year. The larvae spin seeds of hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium) together and feed on the seeds inside the spinning.

Habitat: The moths can be found in the afternoons on the flowers of the foodplant, hogweed (Heraclium sphondylium).

Distribution: most of Europe and adjacent Asia.

References:
Wikipedia, Pammene aurana
UK Moth



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