Pammene ochsenheimeriana

Pammene ochsenheimeriana is a moth belonging to the family Tortricidae. The species was first described by Friederike Lienig and Philipp Christoph Zeller in 1846.[1]

Pammene ochsenheimeriana
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Pammene
P. ochsenheimeriana
Binomial name
Pammene ochsenheimeriana
(Lienig & Zeller, 1846)

It is native to Europe.[2] and across the Palearctic.

The wingspan is 8-9 mm.The face and palpi are dark fuscous, whitish-sprinkled. Forewings dark fuscous, somewhat sprinkled finely with grey-whitish, costa posteriorly strigulated with silvery-white ; edge of basal patch and narrow angulated central fascia darker, edged with silvery-metallic ; some silvery metallic marks towards apex and termen. The hindwings are fuscous.

They fly in May and June. The larvae feed on Picea abies , Abies alba and Pinus sylvestris, eating the top shoots.


  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Pammene ochsenheimeriana". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved 18 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Pammene ochsenheimeriana (Lienig & Zeller, 1846)". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Retrieved 18 January 2021.

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UK Moths