Depressariidae: Depressariinae

0704 (ABH32.011) Agonopterix scopariella, (Heinemann, 1870)

KR01715

North Broomhill
North Broomhill
 Photo © Ian Fisher
North Broomhill
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards

General Information

This is a variable species which is often confused with the similar species and genital dissection is usually required for a conclusive identification.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 18-21 mm
Foodplant(s): Broom (Cytisus scoparius), Tree Lupin (Lupinus arboreus)
Flying: One generation, August-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
Confirmed by dissection, Great Staughton, March 2012
Confirmed by dissection, Great Staughton, March 2012
 Photo © Peter Bissell
Normal form
Normal form
 Photo © David Griffiths
Hemingford Grey, 23rd Sept 2013
Hemingford Grey, 23rd Sept 2013
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies

Local
Adult:

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Green, yellow, brown, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
4