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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Local Status: Very rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: Mar-May.

Forewing: 7-8mm.

Foodplant: Oak.

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1883188318831883
Year last recorded2012201120152011
Number of records2322
Number of individuals1111
Unique positions2322
Unique locations2322
Adult records1111
Immature records0000

For the county, we have a total of 9 records from 9 sites. First recorded in 1883.


49.362 Pammene giganteana 02
© Andy Nunn
49.362 Pammene giganteana 01
© Damian Money

Species Account

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded sparsely from vice-counties 62 to 65, usually in small numbers only and rather infrequently in recent years.

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