Depressariidae: Depressariinae

0700 (ABH32.028) Agonopterix pallorella, (Zeller, 1839)



General Information

This is quite a distinctive species with a pinkish ground colour and a broad brown streak on the forewing.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 19-22mm
Foodplant(s): knapweeds (Centaurea spp.), Saw-wort (Serratula tinctora)
Flying: One generation, September-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Open grassy areas, usually on chalk or limestone, especially near the coast.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
East Chevington, Northumberland
East Chevington, Northumberland
 Photo © Ian Fisher

Nationally Scarce B