Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Agonopterix ciliella Stainton, 1849
Large Carrot Flat-body

Family: Depressariidae
Checklist Number: 32.019

Relatively common but easily confused with A. heraciana. Five faint lines in the cilia of the hind wing are diagnostic. Overwinters as an adult and can be seen from August to May

Found on a variety of umbelliferous plants

Agonopterix ciliella
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