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Agonopterix nervosa
Dark-fringed Flat-body (Haworth, 1811)
Depressariidae: Depressariinae
706 / 32.030
Photo © Ken Palmer,  (digitised by G. Follows)

Similar Norfolk Species
Broom Flat-body
Agonopterix scopariella
Dusted Flat-body
Agonopterix assimilella
Wingspan: 16-22mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Broom, Gorse, Dyer's Greenwood, Petty whin, Tree Lupin
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Widespread.
Known to overwinter as adults.
Many similar species, examination of the genitalia is suggested.
Fresh adults often have pink or purple legs!

Verification Grade Comment: 1 if in perfect condition

Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/06/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
22/08/2019228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
04/07/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
29/06/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/09/2018128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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