Depressariidae: Depressariinae

0701 (ABH32.007) Agonopterix ocellana, (Fabricius, 1775)

KR01691

 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

This is quite a distinctive species, the diagnostic features being the red/brown, black and white markings in the centre of the forewing.

 

Pupates in spun leaves of the food plant.

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

Wingspan: 19-22 mm
Foodplant(s): willows (Salix spp.)
Flying: One generation, September-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 17 (6.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 23 February to 13 November



Adult:

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