Panemeria tenebrata (Scopoli, 1763)
small yellow underwing
on mouse-ear, etc.
Cerastium semidecandrum, Belgium, prov. Antwerp, Olen, Olen’s Broek, 9.vi.2019 © Carina Van Steenwinkel
detail: the infected fruit is darkened because it is partly filled with frass
young larva that emerged after the fruit had been opened by hand
this larva crawled on a fruit that had opened spontaneously (det. Tymo Muus)
Young larve within a outwardly fully undamaged fruit; the fruit is party filled with frass, making it conspicuous because of its darker colour.
distribution within Europe
egg, larva, pupa
Panemeria jocosa Zeller, 1847.
Corley, Rosete, Marabuto, ao (2014a), Ebert (ed., 1997b), Lepiforum (2021), Ortner & Thöny (1999a), Porter (1997a), Waring & Townsend (2015a).