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Agonopterix umbellana (Fabricius, 1794)

Gorse Flat-body
32.0290 (B&F: 705)

Agonopterix ulicitella (Stainton, 1849)
Agonopterix prostratella (Constant, 1884)

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


Resident. Occurs singly at the few remaining heathlands in both vice-counties. Flies in May and June, and again from mid-August into October. Larvae feed on the seeds of gorse (Pratt, 2011).

Agonopterix umbellana (Fabricius, 1794)
Iping Common, 02 iii 2015
Photo: Colin Knight

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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