Depressariidae : Depressariinae
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Photo © Neil Sherman,  Purdis Farm, Ipswich. July 2019.

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Agonopterix angelicella
Angelica Flat-body

(Hübner, 1813)713 / 32.032

Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed

Recent Status: A rare species in Suffolk.

Life Style: Single brooded and night flying coming to light during summer. The larvae feed during the following year on Angelica sylvestris and also Heraclieum and Thyselium from a conspicuous bunching of younger leaves.

Identification: A rounded winged species. It is shade of brown with a pale head and thorax. The forewings are mottled darker and show the pair of Agonopterix black dots and a prominent central suffusion. More Info

Recorded in 5 (9%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2004.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/07/2019125TM24 - Woodbridge/Martlesham
31/07/2015+25TM59 - Lowestoft
18/07/2015125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
03/08/2014125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
28/07/2014125TM47 - Blythburgh/Dunwich
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 18-19 mm
Flight: July - Sept.
Foodplant:   Angelica, hogweed
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2022. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2022. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2022
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