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Agonopterix kaekeritziana
Straw Flat-body
Agonopterix pallorella
Pale Flat-body
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Agonopterix bipunctosa
Twin-spot Flat-body

(Curtis, 1850)699 / 32.027
Norfolk status
Rare, uncertain.
Occurs on downland, heathland and other open areas. Until 1978 it was thought to only occur in Dorset.
Later found as far North as Norfolk and Derbyshire.

Lacks any trace of rusty orange coloration and has a more definitive subdorsal dot near the base of the forewing when compared with similar species Agonopterix kaekeritziana.

A single Norfolk record from the Brecks in 1990 (G. Haggett).

[MBGBI vol4.1 p159]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 1990.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/06/1990128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
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Express Record Agonopterix bipunctosa
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Wingspan: 18-22mm
Flight: July - September
Foodplant:   Saw-wort.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  (2)
 Immature Adult
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