Depressariidae: Depressariinae

0697 (ABH32.017) Agonopterix arenella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

KR01719

Great Staughton
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Great Staughton
 Photo © Peter Bissell
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


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

Wingspan: 16-22mm
Foodplant(s): thistles (Carduus spp.), knapweeds (Centaurea spp.), burdocks (Arctium spp.)
Flying: One generation, September-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 59 (21.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in April 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 18 January to 31 December



Adult:

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, Brown, Yellow
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5