Pammene fasciana, Crete - photo ©

Pammene fasciana, Crete - photo ©

Pammene fasciana (Linnaeus, 1761)


Pammene fasciana is a moth of the family Tortricidae on the island of Crete, Greece.

Scientific name

Pammene fasciana (Linnaeus, 1761)

Phalaena fasciana (Linnaeus, 1761)

Common name

Chestnut leafroller, Εarly chestnut moth


Superfamily: Tortricoidea > Family: Tortricidae > Subfamily: Olethreutinae > Tribus: Grapholitini > Genus: Pammene


13-18 mm


Forests and shrubland were the larval food plants occur.

Food plant

The larva is oligophagous on Fagaceae (Quercus, Castanea sativa, Fagus) and bores into the seeds.

Flight period*
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

*based on an observation on the island


Lepiforum e. V.

Plant Parasites of Europe

Lepidoptera Mundi

Moths and Butterflies of Europe and North Africa