Pterophoridae: Pterophorinae

1502 (ABH45.006) Platyptilia isodactylus, (Zeller, 1852)



General Information
Wingspan: 19-29mm
Foodplant(s): Marsh Ragwort (Senecio aquaticus), Common Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea)
Flying: Two generations, June and August-September
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Water meadows and other damp ground where the foodplants grow.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

Nationally Scarce B