Depressariidae: Depressariinae

0709 (ABH32.008) Agonopterix liturosa, (Haworth, 1811)

KR01758

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

This is quite a distinctive species with well-marked purple/brown forewings and creamy thorax and head.

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

Wingspan: 17-20 mm
Foodplant(s): St John's-worts (Hypericum spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 18 (6.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 June to 08 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 29 May to 30 May

Similar Species


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