Depressariidae: Depressariinae

0706 (ABH32.030) Agonopterix nervosa, (Haworth, 1811)

KR01763

Hemingford Grey, 23rd Sept 2013
Hemingford Grey, 23rd Sept 2013
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey, 23rd Sept 2013
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Hemingford Grey, 23rd Sept 2013
Hemingford Grey, 23rd Sept 2013
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies


General Information

This species is not easily distinguished from the similar species and genital examination is often required.

 

Fresh moths often have pink or purple legs.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.
Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 16-22mm
Foodplant(s): Broom (Cytisus scoparius), Gorse (Ulex europaeus), Dyer's Greenweed (Genista tinctoria), Petty Whin (Genista anglica), Tree Lupin (Lupinus arboreus)
Flying: One generation, July-September
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 9 (3.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2013

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 April to 28 September

Similar Species
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
North Broomhill
North Broomhill
 Photo © Ian Fisher


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Green, brown, grey, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5