Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pammene fasciana

Pammene fasciana (Linnaeus, 1761)

early chestnut moth

on Castanea, etc.

parasite

The larva bores in the seed. Fully grown the larva exits and makes a hibernation cocoon in the litter.

host plants

Fagaceae, oligophagous

Castanea sativa; Fagus sylvatica; Quercus.

Listed by Schütze also from Acer.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

larva

Picture on Lepiforum. See also Brown & Komai, Clausi ao.

pupa

See Patočka & Turčáni.

synonyms

Pammene juliana Curtis, 1836.

notes

Larvae have been reported from oak galls.

references

Baldizzone & Scalercio (2018a), Bradley, Tremewan & Smith (1979a), Clausi, Leone, Oreste & Tarasco (2016a), Hancock & Bland (2015b), Lepiforum (2019), Meijerman & Ulenberg (2000a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), Roskam (2019a), Schütze (1931a), Brown & Komai (2008a).

Last modified 19.xii.2019