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Agonopterix cnicella
Sea-holly Flat-body

(Treitschke, 1832)690 / 32.034
Norfolk status
Rare coastal species.
Adult rarely seen.

Several adult specimens taken at Yarmouth in September 2015, suggesting a strong population in the area, possibly a second generation occurring in September.

Can resemble other commoner species of Agonopterix, please retain specimens for identification.

The larvae feed on Sea-holly, sometimes several larvae together feeding within spun or rolled leaves.

[MBGBI vol4.1 p149]

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1969.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/06/2019+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
07/06/2018527TG50 - Yarmouth
06/06/2016427TG50 - Yarmouth
14/05/2016+27TG51 - Winterton/Caister
12/09/2015827TG50 - Yarmouth
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: June - July (September)
Foodplant:   Sea-holly
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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