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Agonopterix kaekeritziana
Straw Flat-body (Linnaeus, 1767)
Depressariidae: Depressariinae
698 / 32.026
Photo © Luke Broom-Lynne,  South Lopham, 6th August 2003

Similar Norfolk Species
Pale Flat-body
Agonopterix pallorella
Twin-spot Flat-body
Agonopterix bipunctosa
Wingspan: 19-23 mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Knapweed
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Adults rarely come to light, can be seen after dark feeding.
Roadsides and other open grassy areas.

Distinguished from A. pallorella and A. bipunctosa by the rusty orange streaked coloration on its forewings.

Recorded in 14 (20%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1909.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
17/07/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
17/07/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
17/07/2020127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
03/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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