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Agonopterix atomella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Greenweed Flat-body
32.0120 (B&F: 703)

Synonym(s):
Agonopterix pulverella (Hübner, [1825])


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

Nationally Scarce A

Resident. In the east, both larvae and adults occur in small numbers in Ashdown Forest and at Ditchling Common, although there are no reports since 1990. In the west it is presumed extinct since 1959. Larvae feed on Dyer's Greenweed (Pratt, 2011).

Agonopterix atomella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
bred ex larva on Dyers Greenweed
Wiltshire, 17 vii 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

No adult records

Phenology (larval)

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