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49.376 (BF1233)

Sycamore Piercer   

Pammene aurita
Adult: 1

Recording method

Comes to light.

Life cycle

Larvae: August-September in the seeds.  When full-fed it makes a neat round exit hole.  Adults: June-August.

Larval foodplants



First record for Dumfries and Galloway was an adult found at Aldouran Glen, Wigtownshire, on 21 June 2012.


5 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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