Depressariidae : Depressariinae
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Immature stages

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Agonopterix nervosa
Burnt-tip Buff

(Haworth, 1811)706 / 32.030
=Dark-fringed Flat-body

Norfolk status
Known to overwinter as adults.
Many similar species, examination of the genitalia is suggested if not certain.

Fresh adults often have pink or purple legs and a distinct whitish band curving from the base of the wing along nearly half of the costa. However, other species share this feature.

Verification Grade Comment: 1 if in perfect condition

Recorded in 33 (45%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
21/07/2023128TF71West Bilney
12/07/2023127TG32Honing / Crostwight Common
10/07/2023128TF92North Elmham
01/07/2023128TF71West Bilney
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Wingspan: 16-22mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Broom, Gorse, Dyer's Greenwood, Petty whin, Tree Lupin
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
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