Depressariidae : Depressariinae
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Agonopterix liturosa
Large Purple Flat-body
Agonopterix conterminella
Sallow Flat-body
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Agonopterix purpurea
Small Purple Flat-body

(Haworth, 1811)691 / 32.009
Norfolk status
Distinctively coloured small species, one of the smallest of the Agonopterix genus.
Dry grassy habitats, occurring locally mostly in the southern half of England.

First modern-day record at Bowthorpe in 2012 (C. Stean, 11/08/12), the previous record taken at Horstead in 1940 (Whit.)

Scattered Victorian records, and noted at Fritton, Norfolk (VC25) before 1890.

[MBGBI vol4.1 p150]

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/08/2019128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
21/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/08/2019228TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
08/08/2019127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
07/08/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 11-15mm.
Season: Aug - June (hibernates)
Foodplant:   Cow parsley, Wild Carrot, others.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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