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Agonopterix heracliana
Common Flat-body (Linnaeus, 1758)
Depressariidae: Depressariinae
688 / 32.018
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  05/03/2018 - Norwich, South Croft, Hethersett

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Wingspan: 15-21mm
Flight: July - May (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Cow parsley, Rough Chevil, Parsley.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Hibernates among dead leaves, under loose bark, outhouses and indoors.
Flies at night, often found in autumn at ivy blossom or overripe fruit.

Recorded in 63 (91%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/05/2020127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
01/05/2020127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
26/04/2020127TG20 - Norwich
24/04/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
23/04/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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