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Agonopterix umbellana
Gorse Flat-body (Fabricius, 1794)
Depressariidae: Depressariinae
705 / 32.029
Photo © Tim Hodge,  Marsham Heath TG1723 10/08/2017

Similar Norfolk Species
Dark-fringed Flat-body
Agonopterix nervosa
Wingspan: 19-24mm
Flight: Aug - April (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Gorse, Greenweed.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Locally common among gorse in coastal localities.
Hibernates over winter and can reappear in the early spring.

Recorded in 21 (30%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1987.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/08/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
24/04/2019127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
17/04/2019127TG21 - N.Norwich/Spixworth
06/01/2019327TG51 - Winterton/Caister
16/09/2018127TG33 - Bacton
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