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Agapeta zoegana (Linnaeus, 1767)

Knapweed Conch
49.1100 (B&F: 938)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Tortricoidea
    »Family: Tortricidae
      »Subfamily: Tortricinae
        »Tribe: Cochylini


A widespread resident species that usually occurs sparingly or fairly commonly at mv light although it is sometimes locally common in a few places. Single brooded flying from late May to early September. The larvae feeds on the roots of knapweed and scabious. (Pratt, 2011).

Agapeta zoegana (Linnaeus, 1767)
Steyning, 17 vii 2017
Photo: Olly Ellis
Agapeta zoegana (Linnaeus, 1767)
Steyning, 20 vii 2018
Photo: Olly Ellis
Agapeta zoegana (Linnaeus, 1767)
Brown form
Parham Park, 25 vii 2011
Photo: Dave and Pen Green

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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