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Pammene aurana (Fabricius, 1775) Species

Last modified: Aug. 26, 2021, 2:59 p.m.

A common species throughout Belgium, especially in the northern part.


Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Grapholitini > Genus: Pammene > Species: Pammene aurana
Vernacular names
Oranje dwergbladroller (NL)
Pammene mediana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
First mention in Belgium
De Sélys-Longchamps E. 1844. Énumération des insectes Lépidoptères de la Belgique. — Mémoires de la Société royale des Sciences de Liége 2: 1–35. On page 21.




Museum specimens

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Specimens in nature

Flight periods

The adults fly in June and July. They are active in sunshine and later occasionally come to light.

Observed on

Host plant (species):
Heracleum sphondylium

The larva spins two or more seeds of Heracleum sphondylium together and lives within. It hibernates full-fed from October in a cocoon spin in the soil and pupates in spring in that cocoon.

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