Lepidoptera

Outer Hebrides


Agonopterix nervosa Haworth, 1811
Dark-fringed Flat-body

Family: Depressariidae
Checklist Number: 32.030

Recorded in the vicinity of the larval food plants. Not widely encountered but this may be due to under-recording as the food plants are not uncommon.

The larva feed in May and June on the shoots of gorse (Ulex) and broom (Cytisus scoparia)

Agonopterix nervosa
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