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Agonopterix purpurea (Haworth, 1811)

Small Purple Flat-body
32.0090 (B&F: 691)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Depressariidae
      »Subfamily: Depressariinae
        »Tribe: Depressariini

Local

A resident species, occurring singly in just a few places in both vice-counties Single-brooded, flying mainly during July and August and then, after hibernation, during the following April. Larvae feed on hedge parsley, wild carrot and cow parsley. (Pratt, 2011)

Agonopterix purpurea (Haworth, 1811)
Findon Valley, 27 iii 2017
Photo: Mike Snelling
Agonopterix purpurea (Haworth, 1811)
Downs above Saltdean, 06 iv 2015
Photo: Tim Wilton
Agonopterix purpurea (Haworth, 1811)
Downs above Saltdean, 06 iv 2015
Photo: Tim Wilton
Agonopterix purpurea (Haworth, 1811)
Bracklesham, 03 ix 2015
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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