Pammene germmana - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Las Descargues, 23 August 2011
Pammene germmana Adult


© Robin Howard

Pammene germmana (Hübner, 1799)

Wingspan: 11-14mm

A univoltine species with adults flying from the end of May to August. A scarce visitor to the lights at Las Descargues despite the surrounding habitat and abundance of its foodplants. A species of woodland, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

The larvae feed on Prunus, Crataegus and Quercus spp.