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Agonopterix alstromeriana

(Clerck, 1759)695 / 32.031

Morley’s Final Catalogue: On hemlock, so wanting on the boulder-clay. Not infrequent in the east: Bentley Woods, scarce round Ipswich (Pyett); at light there in November and April, Foxhall (Mly); Sotterly in April 1936 (Od), Leiston, Southwold, Lowestoft, Gorleston.

Recent Status: Suffolk’s most recorded Agonopterix species. Primarily on lighter land.

Life Style: Single brooded and comes to light. The moth hibernates laying ova in spring on Conium Hemlock. The larvae feed on the seeds and pupate on the ground.

Identification: A small pale Agonopterix species with an intricate pattern unlike any other British species.

Recorded in 49 (84%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1936.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/05/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
29/04/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
27/04/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
14/04/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
13/04/2024125TM25 - Wickham Market/Otley
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Wingspan: 17-19 mm
Flight: Aug - May (hibernating)
Foodplant:   Hemlock.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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