Panemeria tenebrata (Scopoli, 1763)
small yellow underwing
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.
Cerastium fontanum, semidecandrum.
distribution within Europe
Porter (1997a), Waring & Townsend (2015a).