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



Las Descargues, 16 July 2013
Pammene fasciana Adult


© Robin Howard

Pammene fasciana (Linnaeus, 1761)

Wingspan: 13-18mm

A univoltine species flying from June to early August when it is an occasional visitor to light, recorded from the lower Las Descargues traps and those situated in or near the oak woodland of the ridge and gorge.

The larva feeds on acorns of various species of oak before pupating in a cocoon in the bark or occasionally on the ground.