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Agdistis bennetii (Curtis, 1833)

Saltmarsh Plume
45.0010 (B&F: 1488)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Pterophoroidea
    »Family: Pterophoridae
      »Subfamily: Agdistinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini


An extremely local, distinctly episodic, scarce resident of West Sussex, in danger of extinction in East Sussex. It is always confined to the extreme south-western and far eastern corners of the county. It is double-brooded, flying mainly from late May to late June and from late July to the third week of August. The larvae are associated with sea lavender. (Pratt, 2011).

Agdistis bennetii (Curtis, 1833)
Bracklesham, 28 vi 2013
Photo: Derek Lee
Agdistis bennetii (Curtis, 1833)
Norfolk, 25 viii 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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