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Agonopterix alstromeriana (Clerck, 1759)

Brown-spot Flat-body
32.0310 (B&F: 695)

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


A resident species, usually occurring singly at mv light in both vice-counties, although often common at Walberton. Apparently missing from large areas. Single-brooded, flying mainly from mid-July to late August, and again after hibernation from early April to early June. Larvae feed on the leaves and flowers of hemlock. (Pratt, 2011)

Agonopterix alstromeriana (Clerck, 1759)
West Hoathly, 16 vii 2020
Photo: Charles Waters
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Clerck, 1759)
Pagham Harbour, iv 2007
Photo: Ivan Lang
Agonopterix alstromeriana (Clerck, 1759)
Findon Valley, 21 viii 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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