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Agonopterix carduella
Thistle Flat-body (Hübner, 1817)
Depressariidae: Depressariinae
708 / 32.013

Similar Norfolk Species
Ruddy Flat-body
Agonopterix subpropinquella
Wingspan: 14-17mm
Season: July - May, hibernating.
Foodplant:   Thistles, Common Knapweed, Burdocks
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Dry grassy open places.

Can be confused with small specimens of A. subpropinquella. Examination of genitalia is advised.

Record from Scole 2001 and just over the border at Knettishall Heath in 1999 [SMG]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2001.
Last Recorded in 2001.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
July 2001127TM17 - Scole
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