Pterophoridae: Agdistinae

1488 (ABH45.001) Agdistis bennetii, (Curtis, 1833)

KR05348

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


General Information

Distinctive resting posture. Coastal saltmarshes, occasional wanderers can be found inland.

Unlike the other members of the Pterophoridae, the Agdistinae have forewings which are not cleft or separated into 'plumes' UKmoths


Wingspan: 24-30mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Sea-lavender (Limonium vulgare)
Flying: Two generations, May-July and July-September
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2014

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 July to 30 July


Local