Depressariidae : Depressariinae
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Agonopterix scopariella
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Agonopterix subpropinquella
Ruddy Flat-body

(Stainton, 1849)692 / 32.015
Norfolk status
Open ground, hillsides, waste ground and roadside verges where foodplant found.

It can be confused with other species such as A. propinquella, and is usually best identified by dissection.

A distinctive form also occurs. f. rhodochrella has darker head and thorax, and more distinct wing markings.

Recorded in 46 (67%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/08/2019128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
22/08/2019127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
05/08/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
04/08/2019227TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
03/08/2019127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 16-22 mm
Season: Aug - May (hibernating)
Foodplant:   knapweed, thistle
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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